Onsite research for gas pipeline project to be conducted

2020-09-29 15:19:56

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On September 24, Mongolia’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation D. Davaa met with E.V. Burmistrova, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Director General of Gazprom Export, at the central office of Gazprom in Moscow, Russia. The meeting was attended by the Head of Department 512, Gazprom D.V.Handoga and officials of the Embassy.

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Mongolia and Gazprom of Russia was signed on December 5, 2019 in Sochi within the framework of the official visit of the Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh to Russia. In regard with it Ambassador D.Davaa and E.V.Burmistrova exchanged views on the actions being taken to forward works to study the possibility to construct gas pipeline from Russia to China through the territory of Mongolia and to conduct the preliminary feasibility study on construction of the gas pipeline.

Moreover, the parties agreed that the Mongolian Embassy would assist specialists of Gazprom and representatives of the Russian side in the joint working group to visit Mongolia to conduct required onsite research.


J. Bolor-Erdene