Labor Minister meets ADB Country Director

2022-03-16 13:40:41

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Labor and Social Protection A. Ariunzaya held a meeting with the Asian Development Bank’s Country Director for Mongolia Pavit Ramachandran to discuss cooperation in labor and social protection and ongoing major projects and programs.

At the meeting, ADB representatives presented measures being taken to mitigate the negative impact of the economic crisis, ensure budget stability, improve social protection programs and welfare services, strengthen information technology systems, reduce gender-based violence, and support vulnerable communities.

ADB has been providing technical assistance to Mongolia since 1994 and loans since 2001, supporting the country’s key economic sectors through investment projects, project support, aid, and technical assistance. The bank is implementing two loan-funded projects and one technical assistance project in the country’s labor and social protection sector, which are aimed at ensuring participation of people with disabilities, improving inclusiveness, strengthening the social welfare system, and developing shock-responsive social protection system.