Health Minister meets U.S. Ambassador
Minister of Health T.Munkhsaikhan met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mongolia Michael S. Klecheski.
SEC suggests to reopen schools, kindergartens on September 1, cabinet to make final decision
SEC has resolved to reopen the schools and kindergartens starting from September 1, while the operations of universities and higher education institutions to restart from October 5.
Newly arrived passenger from Frankfurt tests positive for COVID-19, total in Mongolia 289
222 patients out of 289 total cases recorded in Mongolia have made a full recovery.
ADB pledges to provide additional USD 1.5 million aid to Mongolia
With the aim of supporting Mongolia's fight against COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted non-refundable aid of USD 1 million to Mongolia.An additional aid of USD 1.5 million will be provided to Mongolia, confirms ADB Country Director for Mongolia Mr. Pavit Ramachandran during his meeting with Minister of Health T.Munkhsaikhan.Mr. Pavit Ramachandran said that the aid will be allocated from the Asia-Pacific Disaster Response Fund to promote the activities of Mongolia's healthcare sector. At the meeting, the Health Minister noted that more attention will be given on accelerating the transportation of medical equipment for a model hospital built in Songinokhairkhan District of Ulaanbaatar city and training of its workforce as well as on getting the hospital commissioned in a timely manner within the framework of the Mongolia-ADB joint Fourth Health Sector Development Project.
3,400 Mongolians to be brought back from abroad in July
As of July 18, 10,513 Mongolian nationals have officially submitted their requests to return home from 55 countries to the SEC operative team.
Portrait of the 8th Bogd Jebtsundamba Khutuktu
The artist drew the Bogd Khan in the same way as Buddhist deities in the form of Thangka on silk using mineral pigments.
Nine White Banners Ceremony takes place
The Nine White Banners were brought out from the State House to the Sukhbaatar Square and carried around the State House in a clock-wise direction.
New cabinet ministers appointed
When appointing the cabinet members, it is said the principle to fill the positions with professional appointment based on the nominees’
Electric shearing practice spreads in Arkhangai aimag
also prevent the wool from getting dirty and that brings many other advantages such as increasing the herders’ income
New government structure approved with 14 ministries and 17 ministers
The approved bill amendments lay out updated structure of the government cabinet with a total of 14 ministries, including 6 ministries of general function and 8 sectoral ministries
Period of heightened state of readiness extended until July 15
Governors of aimags and the capital city have been tasked to re-open some domestic entities and service places at stages.
Local naadam celebrations to take place with COVID-19 safety measures
At its meeting held today, the organizing committee of the Naadam Festival discussed the progress of the preparations for the festival and addressed some issues.
255 Mongolians return from the United States
On the way back, the airplane carried onboard Mongolian citizens stranded in the U.S. and another set of stolen dinosaur fossils
Ruling Mongolian People’s Party wins 62 of 76 parliament seats
The remaining three seats were acquired by S.Ganbaatar from 'Our Coalition', former Prime Minister of Mongolia and former leader of the Democratic Party, an independent candidate N.Altankhuyag and T.Dorjkhand from ‘Right Persion Electorate Coalition’.
Top state officials cast their votes in the 2020 Parliamentary Election
Voter turnout was over 40 percent nationwide and over 50 percent in the capital city as of 5 PM and the polls close at 10 PM
Mongolia confirms another two coronavirus cases, total at 215
Moreover, five more patients, have been recovered from the coronavirus, and the total number of recoveries has reached 158.
“Clean Air City” virtual scientific conference takes place
“Ulaanbaatar will become a zero-waste city in 2050. To accomplish this goal, it is necessary to create a multi-centered city system and to produce energy from waste,”
Stamp of the First Bogd Undur Gegeen Zanabazar
The stamp of the First Bogd Undur Gegeen Zanabazar is being kept at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum as an old valuable historical object.
Two new one stop service centers for survivors of gender-based violence launched
In the first quarter of 2020 when the restrictions were at their strictest, OSSCs supported by UNFPA saw an 87% increase in the number of clients compared to the same period in 2019.