President receives UN General-Secretary

2022-08-09 15:53:35

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. President U.Khurelsukh today has received UN Secretary-General António Guterres, who is paying an official visit to Mongolia.

At the meeting, President U.Khurelsukh thanked the United Nations for its valuable contribution to the socioeconomic development of Mongolia, while emphasizing the country’s effective cooperation with the organization in the areas of strengthening democracy and good governance, improving legal environment, ensuring human rights, reducing poverty, protecting the health of mothers and children, protecting the environment, and promoting sustainable development.

Expressing his pleasure to visit Mongolia – a symbol of peace, Secretary-General António Guterres highly praised Mongolia's contribution to efforts in strengthening international peace and security, particularly ensuring nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, as well as stability on the Korean Peninsula.

He also commended Mongolia’s ‘One Billion Trees’ national movement, and said that the United Nations would continue to support the country to achieve its socioeconomic objectives and SDGs.