Cabinet meeting in brief

2021-12-16 11:25:57

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. At its regular meeting on December 14, the Cabinet discussed the following issues.

- To implement a parliamentary resolution No. 92 of 2019 on ‘Ensuring Mongolia's interests in the development of the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold deposit, the Government’s Working Group is continuing its talks with the investor of Oyu Tolgoi LLC. Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Kh.Nyambaatar briefed the Cabinet on the progress of the talks. A decision was made to collaborate with the Parliamentary Temporary Committee.

-The Cabinet instructed to develop a draft parliamentary resolution on the establishment of the Khushig Valley Free Economic Zone within this month and bring it into a discussion at the Cabinet meeting.

- A draft memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry and Rosneft as well as the fuel supply activities at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport were introduced.

- During the period between December 8 and December 13, 2021, a total of 1,469 cases of COVID-19 infection were recorded, showing a decrease of 786 cases compared to the previous week. The coverage of 1st dose has reached 70 percent, 2nd dose – 66 percent and 3rd dose or a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccines – 25 percent of the total population.