E. Sodontogos appointed as Director-General of MONTSAME News Agency

2022-11-22 11:58:56

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Sodontogos Erdenetsogt was appointed as the Director-General of MONTSAME News Agency according to the order of the Chief of the Office of the President.

E. Sodontogos holds Bachelor’s degrees from the Foreign Language University (University of Humanities) in English/Russian translation and Banking and Loan Economics from the Institute of Finance and Economics respectively. She completed her Master’s Degree at the School of Pan-Pacific International Studies of Kyung Hee University in the Republic of Korea, specializing in International Political Economy.

She started her career as a translator at the United Nations Populations Fund and the United States Agency for International Development. She served as an attaché at the Department of Multilateral Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and an Expert at the National Security Council of Mongolia. At the Office of the President of Mongolia, she led the Office of the Advisors to the President of Mongolia with the key function of organizing and managing the day-to-day work of presidential policy advisors from 2009. Prior to her selection and appointment as the CEO of MCA-Mongolia, she led the National Secretariat for the Development of the Second Compact Agreement from 2015-2019. She has 30 years of experience in the international development and cooperation field.

E. Sodontogos is one of the founding members of the “Discover Mongolia” International Mining Investors Forum. She co-founded the “Mongolian Mining Journal” magazine, the first Mongolian bilingual trade journal. Upon invitation by the Mongolian National Broadcaster, she hosted a talk show in English, “Face to Face.”