UN Secretary-General visits nomadic family

2022-08-10 13:51:18

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of his ongoing visit, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited a nomadic family and watched the mini-Naadam festival.

The mini-Naadam was organized by the Ministry of Defense in connection with the 20th anniversary of Mongolia’s participation in the UN peacekeeping operations.

"I am grateful to this country and its people for all their contributions to our mission; from providing peacekeepers to promoting peace, security, non-proliferation and sustainable development in the region and beyond," said the Secretary-General after watching the mini-Naadam festival along with peacekeepers and getting acquainted with Mongolian culture and traditions.

The visit of the Secretary-General will take place until August 11.