High Tax is the Best Way to Strengthen Tobacco Control Law
Ulaanbaatar, February 7, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The government of Mongolia is preparing a bill to amend the Tobacco Control Law and representatives from the World Health Organization have come to provide technical assistance.
The Government of Mongolia to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Turkey and Syria
Ulaanbaatar, February 7, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The Mongolian Government will provide humanitarian aid to those affected by the devastating earthquakes that have struck Turkey and Syria.
Negotiations Continue to Launch Direct Flights to 6 Countries
Ulaanbaatar, February 7, 2023 /MONTSAME/. On February 6, S. Byambatsogt, Minister of Road and Transport Development held meeting with representatives of tourism sector in connection with the national campaign “Years to Visit Mongolia”. According to Minister, it is expected that 1.5 million passengers in this year and 2 million in 2024 would be carried by air transportation.
Mongolia and Kazakhstan to Cooperate in Aviation Search and Rescue
Ulaanbaatar, February 7, 2023 /MONTSAME/. At the last Cabinet session, a draft of the Cooperation Agreement in Aviation Search and Rescue between the governments of Mongolia and the Republic of Kazakhstan was discussed. The Cabinet members approved the draft and agreed to grant a signing right to the Minister of Road and Transport Development S. Byambatsogt.
Mongolian President Sends Condolence Message to His Turkish Counterpart
President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh sent a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The 4th Mongolia – US Economic Policy Dialogue Held in Washington
The 4th Economic Policy Dialogue between Mongolia and the United States was held in Washington DC on February 2, 2023. State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia N. Ankhbayar and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs of the U.S. Department of State W. Baird co-chaired the dialogue.
Ambassador D. Ganbold Assumes his Diplomatic Functions in Sri-Lanka
Ulaanbaatar, February 6, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Non-resident Ambassador of Mongolia to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka presented his Letter of Credence to President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe on February 3, 2023.
Women Entrepreneur Growth Fund Program Launched in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar, February 6, 2023 /MONTSAME/. At the initiative of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B. Battsetseg, “Women Entrepreneur Growth Fund Program”, supported by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and Women Enterprise Recovery Fund, is going to be implemented in Mongolia for the first time.
Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Mozambique Presents his Letter of Credence
Ulaanbaatar, February 6, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Non-resident Ambassador of Mongolia to the Republic of Mozambique presented his Letter of Credence to President of the Republic of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi on January 30, 2023, in Maputo.
“President Sports Complex” to be Built
Ulaanbaatar, February 3, 2023 /MONTSAME/. During the state visit of Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh to the People’s Republic of China in November 2022, the parties signed the Exchange of Letters on “Conducting the Feasibility Study for the Construction Project of Children and Youth Sports Complex”.
Chairman of the State Great Khural Worked at the FRC
On January 31, 2023, G. Zandanshatar worked at the Financial Regulation Commission and met with the management team.
Decisions Made at the Cabinet Session
Ulaanbaatar, February 1, 2023 /MONTSAME/. During its regular session on February 1, 2023, the Cabinet made the following decisions:
Russian Ambassador Paid a Courtesy Call on the President of Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar, February 1 /MONTSAME/. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia Iskander Kubarovich Azizov paid a courtesy call on the President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh upon the completion of his tenure.
B. Battsetseg: Mongolia Will Preserve the Momentum of Its Foreign Policies and Actions
On January 30, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Mrs. B. Battsetseg held a press conference to introduce the policies and priorities of the Ministry, and its plans and actions for 2023, as well as provide an overview of the key state and government high-level visits, and their results and achievements, implemented in 2022.
Law on Land to be Renewed
Ulaanbaatar, January 30 /MONTSAME/. The standing committee on Environment, Food and Agriculture is currently working on five sets of bills on the Law of Land to submit to the plenary session of the State Great Khural.
President Invokes Veto on Law on Protecting Human Rights on Social Media
Under the full powers granted by the Constitution of Mongolia, the President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh has vetoed the four laws, accompanying the Law on Protecting Human Rights on Social Media.
U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Visits Students at Brigham Young University–Hawaii
U.S. ambassador to Mongolia, Richard. L. Buangan visited Brigham Young University–Hawaii, to meet with students from Mongolia on January 20.
Digital Development Minister Receives German Ambassador
Minister of Digital Development and Communications N. Uchral received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Mongolia Jörn Rosenberg on January 27.
Korea Telecom Group Conducting Study to Establish Diagnostic Center
Ulaanbaatar, January 27 /MONTSAME/. On January 26, Prime Minister of Mongolia L. Oyun-Erdene received Hyeon-Mo Ku, a CEO of Korea Telecom group, South Korea and exchanged views on cooperation opportunities.
India celebrated its 74th Republic Day
Ulaanbaatar, January 27 /MONTSAME/. On January 26th Embassy of India to Mongolia celebrated the 74th Republic Day with patriotic fervor and much enthusiasm. After hoisting Tri-color Indian Flag in (-35) degrees snow clad Embassy premises, Ambassador M P Singh read out excerpts from the Address to the Nation by the President of India to about 125 members of Indian community, friends of India and Buddhist monks.