Cooperation with ADB in education discussed

2022-03-17 13:17:17

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan held a meeting with Director-General of the Asian Development Bank’s East Asia Department Teresa Kho to discuss bilateral cooperation in education.

Since the start of its cooperation with Mongolia in 1991, ADB has implemented 432 projects and programs totaling USD 3.73 billion. In the education sector, USD 185.28 million funding has been provided in the forms of loans, assistance and technical assistance.

At the meeting, Minister L.Enkh-Amgalan thanked the ADB for its support and proposed cooperating on two projects to introduce performance and results-based financing and develop a university complex for 5,000 students and a digital university in the satellite city to be built near the new airport in Khushig Valley.

In her remarks at the end of the meeting, Ms. Teresa Kho said the ADB’s investments to education in Mongolia have to be fruitful and pledged support to new projects and programs on the improvement of education quality.