Cooperation with Romania in Education, Emergency and Road Transport Focused
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Battsetseg Batmunkh had a brief meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania Luminița Odobescu on September 20, 2023, while participating in the General Debates of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Otgonjargal Claims Her Second Silver Medal at World Championships
On September 21, 2023, State Honored Athlete of Mongolia Otgonjargal Dolgorjav added another accolade to her career by securing the silver medal in the women's 50 kg category at the World Wrestling Championships “Belgrad 2023.”
Mongolia to Field Largest Squad Ever to Asian Games
Mongolia will field its largest squad of 403 athletes for the first time to the Hangzhou Asian Games. The Games will begin on September 23, 2023.
Deer Stone Monuments Added to UNESCO World Heritage List
The Deer Stone Monuments and Related Bronze Age Sites in Mongolia were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List at the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee.
"Mongolia Open Innovation and Co-creation for SDGs” 2023 is Continuing Its Mentoring Program
Mentoring Activities under "Mongolia Open Innovation and Co-creation for SDGs” 2023 program initiated by the representative office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Mongolia and organised by KITE Mongolia LLC and JUGAMO NGO has started.
Number of Students to Study in Cuba Increases
In the frame of his visit to the Republic of Cuba, the Minister of Education and Science L. Enkh-Amgalan met with the Minister of Higher Education Walter Baluja García and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Ana Teresita Fraga.
NURA AI Health Screening Center Opens in Mongolia
Yesterday, Tavan Bogd Group opened the Fujifilm’s NURA AI health screening center in Mongolia. The Nura Mongolia can serve up to 30,000 people per year using the AI-powered technologies of FUJIFILM Corporation, the world leader in medical devices.
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The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa will attend the UN General Assembly on September 18-19, 2023.
President Khurelsukh’s Greetings to International Scientific Conference on Nomadic Culture and Mentality
The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa has sent greetings to the International Scientific Conference on Nomadic Culture and Mentality being the Foundation of Professional Theatre in Mongolia. We present the full transcript of the President's greetings.
Empowering Persons with Disabilities through Infrastructure
People with disabilities and their family in countryside are very happy and expressed their sincere gratitude to the Asian Development Bank and the Government. Because the people with disabilities (PWDs) now have their “second home” specially dedicated to them, the Development Center for People with Disabilities.Jointly with the Government of Mongolia the Asian Development Bank is implementing Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities Project with a loan of USD 25 million from ADB and a grant equivalent of USD 2 million provided by the Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific.
Digitization to be Intensified in Collaboration with Estonia
To intensify the digitization and support IT production the Government of Mongolia intends to create favorable condition for investors, businessmen and high technology specialists in running business in Mongolia by establishing required legal and technological environment. At its regular session of the Cabinet on September 13, 2023, Minister of Digital Development and Communications Uchral Nyam-Ochir was tasked to take necessary actions for creating the favorable condition in collaboration with the relevant institutions of the Republic of Estonia and present them to the Cabinet meeting for discussion.
Open Skies Agreement with the US Approved
At its regular session on September 13, 2023, the Cabinet approved the Open Skies Agreement between the Governments of Mongolia and the US which was signed by the two sides during the Official Visit of the Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai to the United States of America.
D. Oyunkhorol: Largest Construction Project of Public Private Partnership in Khushig Valley
Focusing on decentralization of Ulaanbaatar and reduction of traffic congestion, the Government of Mongolia issued a number decisions to set up Shine Zuunmod City on a free economic zone of 31 thousand hectares in Khushig Valley with a population of 150 thousand, grounding on the new International Airport Chinggis Khaan.
State Commission on Rehabilitation Focusing on Educating Next Generation About Repression
Mongolia marked the Day of Tribute to the Victims of the Political Repression on September 10, 2023 for the 28th year. On this day, the Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai, the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President of Mongolia Sodbaatar Yangug, Deputy Chairman of the State Great Khural and Chair of the State Commission on Rehabilitation Odontuya Saldan paid respects and laid wreaths to the Monument for the Politically Repressed.
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The President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa will leave to visit the Republic of Cuba today.
Good Practice "e-Resident" Platform of Estonia to be Introduced
At the 8th Open Government Partnership Global Summit held in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, the Government of Mongolia was awarded the "Open Governance Award" and the results of its digitization were highly appreciated.
Feasibility Study for Sewage Sludge Recycling Plant Launched
A feasibility study for the construction of a sewage sludge recycling plant in Ulaanbaatar is under progress. During the Ulaanbaatar-International Investment and Partnership Forum last April in Ulaanbaatar, the Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, Keumkang Corporation of the Republic of Korea, and Ulaanbaatar Development Corporation JSC signed a tripartite memorandum. Following the memorandum "Keumkang-Three ENC" Corporation of South Korea committed to provide funding for the development of the feasibility study for the construction of the sewage sludge recycling plant.
National Forum Discusses Renewed National Commitment to Achieve SDGs
A National Forum for Sustainable Development involving high-level decision-makers, practitioners, and representatives from different stakeholders was jointly organized by the Ministry of Economy and Development of Mongolia and the UN Resident Coordinator's Office in Mongolia on September 7, 2023.
Health and Social Protection Services to be Digitalized
In particular, the Minister N. Uchral proposed to cooperate in the areas of data-based decision-making in the provision and establishment of social care and benefits, use of artificial intelligence, IT audit and conclusion of systems with overlapped investments in the health sector, and re-engineering of existing systems.