Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene Meets Elon Musk Online

2023-06-07 10:37:55

Ulaanbaatar, June 7, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Yesterday Prime Minister of Mongolia L. Oyun-Erdene held an online meeting with Tesla and SpaceX CEO, and Twitter CTO Elon Musk, and exchanged views on cooperation.

During the conversation, the Prime Minister underscored his support for Elon Musk’s endeavor to introduce globally use of electric cars and green technology, and said that he would facilitate via tax and legal environment if Tesla branch opens up in Mongolia. He expressed readiness to urge citizens to use electric cars and make own contribution as the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister asked Elon Musk to start research on the joint use of copper and rare earth elements, which are the main raw materials of Tesla's products, to support the electric engine for large-scale mining vehicles, and to initiate a scholarship program to train Mongolia's best IT engineers.

Elon Musk thanked the Prime Minister of Mongolia for meeting online for the first time and said that he is interested in Mongolia with its rich history, and will visit Mongolia whenever possible. He expressed his pleasure to work together to increase the use of electric cars in Mongolia.

Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene invited Mr. Elon Musk to attend the Mongolian Economic Forum to be held in Ulaanbaatar in July 2023.