Prime Minister receives MCC representativesВидео
On March 14, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene received Vice President of Compact Operations at the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Ms. Fatima Sumar, who is on a visit to Mongolia.
Emphasizing that the Government of Mongolia attaches great importance to the Water Compact being jointly implemented with the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene expressed commitment to provide all-round support for the successful implementation of the project. It is important that Ulaanbaatar city’s water supply issue is being comprehensively resolved and the water supply system is being modernized within to the compact agreement.
The parties noted that relevant works, including the announcement of bids for wastewater recycling plant and development of a blueprint of transmission line, are progressing on time despite the pandemic.
PM said, “From the first day of this year, the Government of Mongolia has been implementing a ‘New Revival Policy’, which aims at paving a way to implement the country’s long-term development policy ‘Vision 2050’, addressing hurdles in the development and reviving the economy during the pandemic. The MCC’s Water Compact is significant for fulfilling an objective ‘Urban and rural revival’ in the New Revival Policy.”
‘Mongolia Economic Forum’ will be held in Ulaanbaatar next month and the PM stressed the importance of the active participation of citizens, entrepreneurs and foreign and domestic investors in this event. He also said that the government plans to listen to the opinions of donor organizations such as the United Nations and the MCC.