The 23rd meeting of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission takes placePolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 23rd meeting of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation took place in Ulaanbaatar on November 26, 2021.
During the meeting, which was held in the framework of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Russia, the sides discussed a wide range of issues, coming to an agreement on the matters. Specifically, discussions were held on increasing the trade turnover that showed decrease due to the pandemic last year, as well as expanding variety and quantity of agricultural products to be exported.
Moreover, the sides expressed their positions on intensification of the operation of Ulaanbaatar railway JSC, increasing its transportation volume, modernizing Mongolian and Russian border checkpoints, carrying out renovation works on Mongolia’s energy facilities, implementation of large-scale projects including free zone and gas pipeline projects.
Emphasizing that as the air services between two countries will be restored from the beginning of next month, the trade and economic cooperation will be expanded and developed, Russian co-chair of the Russian-Mongolian Intergovernmental Commission Viktoria Abramchenko affirmed the stance to broaden mutually beneficial cooperation on a wider scale in the next 100 years.