11th Int’l Congress of Mongolists concluded

2016-08-19 17:16:08

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The quinquennial International Congress of Mongolists successfully took place on August 15-18 in Ulaanbaatar under auspices of the Mongolian President.

Under main topic “Mongol studies and sustainable development”, this year’s Congress was organized with five sub-meetings entitled “Studies of Mongolian language and script”, “Studies of Mongolian history”, “Studies of Mongolian culture and literature”, “Studies of Mongolian socio-economy” and “Studies of Mongolian foreign relations”.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Ts.Monkh-Orgil concluded the Congress and made the closing remarks. In his speech, he expressed thanks to Mongolists who are contributing to a development of Mongol studies at an international level and wished them success.

“National language, history, heritage and tradition are the pillars of existence of any nations, therefore works of Mongolists make important directions for Mongolians to know and cherish their heritage and inherit them to the next generation,” Monkh-Orgil said.

Took place for the first time in 1959 in Ulaanbaatar, the international congress of scholars on Mongolian language and script made the foundation stone of the present International Congress of Mongolists and also founded the International Association of Mongol Studies.