Mongolia, Israel hold interministerial consultative meeting

2022-05-26 15:29:14

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 6th Political Consultative Meeting between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel was held on May 25, 2022 in Jerusalem.

The meeting was chaired by Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs N.Ankhbayar and Deputy Director General in charge of Asia-Pacific affairs of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Rafael Harpaz.

During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on political, economic, trade and investment cooperation between Mongolia and Israel, and mutually affirmed their commitment to intensifying trade and economic relations between the two countries. Within this frame, the two sides discussed opportunities to expand bilateral cooperation in innovation, cyber security, education, culture, food, agriculture as well as the environment. Expressing commitment to strengthening cooperation within the United Nations and other international and regional organizations, the sides exchanged views on timely international issues and other issues of mutual interest.

During the consultative meeting, Cooperation Program between the Government of Mongolia and the Government of Israel in the fields of education, culture, science and sport for 2022-2025 was signed. Moreover, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications of Mongolia and the National Administration of Israel.