Veterinary health center opens in Umnugobi aimag
Veterinary health center has been inaugurated in Khanbogd soum, Umnugobi province /aimag/ with funding of MNT 1.4 billion by ‘Gobi Oyu Development Fund which is invested by ‘Turquoise Hill’ LLC.
Mongolia acquires results of geological researches in 1950-1990
Results of geological researches carried out from 1950 to 1990 on the territory of Mongolia and other related documents have come to Mongolia. The documents were being kept in the Russian Federal Geological Fund (Rosgeolfond) and the first part was transferred and Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar handed over the documents to Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry D.Sumiyabazar on March 21.
‘Local Solution Fund’ helps to change toilet
‘Let’s change toilet’ training is being organized by ‘Local Solution Fund’ throughout the country. Pit toilet is the main cause of soil pollution and pressing/critical issue for Mongolians, yet has not been solved over the years. Therefore the Fund is striving to find proper solution and experiment it in practice.
Buryat bladesmith artist opens his exhibition in Ulaanbaatar
Famous sculptor and knife maker of the Republic of Buryatia Jigjit Bayaskhalanov opened his exhibition ‘Against the wind’ at the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum on March 15.
Memorial monument erected in memory of 17 mountaineers
A monument was erected on the way to the Asralt Khairkhan, known as the threshold for mountaineers, in memory of 17 mountaineers who lost their lives in a snowslide on the way back from Otgontenger Mountain, the highest peak in the Khangai Mountains on October 21 last year.
Mongolia Mining 2018 to highlight non-ferrous metals
The 2018 Mongolia Mining international mining & oil expo will be held on April 4-6 in Ulaanbaatar, focusing on non-ferrous metals.
Women artists’ joint exhibition opens
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, Mongolian women artists’ joint exhibition opened at the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery on March 7 for the first time. A total of 38 women artists have displayed their 49 art pieces including Mongolian paintings, paintings, leather crafts at the exhibition. The exhibition will run until March 16.
MONTSAME news agency Award winners named
On the occasion of the 105th anniversary of founding of journalism in Mongolia and National Journalism Day, MONTSAME news agency and the Confederation of Mongolian Journalists (CMJ) have named the Best News Reporters for the third time and granted ‘Golden Rules Owner’ title.
Certificates of inscription to UNESCO’s World Heritage List were handed
On the occasion of 55th anniversary of the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO a handing over ceremony of three Mongolian heritages' certificates of inscription to UNESCO's World Heritage List was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Blue Pearl-2018” festival attracts over 20000 visitors
Organized by the Governor’s Office of Khuvsgul province, annual ice festival named ‘Blue Pearl’ took place on the weekend, 2 and 3 of March. The ice festival was celebrated under the theme ‘Let’s love and preserve Khuvsgul lake’.
Spring Golden Eagle Festival taking place
An event ‘Spring Golden Eagle Festival 2018’ is taking place on February 4-5 at 'Chinggisiin Khuree' Tour Camp in Ulaanbaatar, with aims to revive eagle hunting tradition and custom of Kazakh nation, to pass the culture to younger generation and to promote it to the world.
Send off ceremony for Mongolia’s Paralympic athlete takes place
Today, an official send-off ceremony for Mongolia’s Paralympic Team took place in the Ulaanbaatar Hotel.
‘Blue Circle’- TV project to present new programs
A new TV project ‘Blue Circle’ will be co-implemented by TV2 television channel and State Honored Cultural Figure, writer and poet Mr Sh.Gurbazar.
All Museums to serve free of charge for a whole week
An event so called “Open Days of Museums” will be held nationwide on March 1to 8, organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports.
MONTSAME renews cooperation with Cuban state news agency
MONTSAME news agency has renewed its cooperation agreement with the state news agency “Prensa Latina” from Cuba.
Events attracting tourists’ interest
The Ulaanbaatar city Tourism Department, Ulaanbaatar Tourism Association and Mongolian Eagle Hunter's Association will jointly organize the Spring Eagle Festival on March 4-5 at ‘Chinggisiin Khuree’ tour camp.
Government: Tavan Tolgoi Power Project still on
The Government of Mongolia confirmed that it had delivered a proposal to annul the Southern Region Power Sector Cooperation Agreement (SRPSCA), which was signed in 2014.
Mongolia’s greeting custom with khadag
Mongolians greet each other holding a traditional ceremonial scarf called khadag on Tsagaan Sar, which is mostly white in color. Between the 13th and 15th centuries , lamb skin was used in greeting. Since the spread of Buddhism in Mongolia, greeting with a khadag became a tradition among aristocrats and monks, and later among the general public.