Gender equality at decision-making level to be regulated
On November 24, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on State Structure, UNDP, and KOICA co-organized a discussion under the theme, ‘Political finance and women’s participation in politics: To learn from the experiences of the Republic of Korea’, both virtually and in-person.
Italian company selected for hydrogen plant to be built at oil refinery
The hydrogen plant for Mongolia’s first oil refinery will be equipped with technology licensed by KT - Kinetics Technology of Italy.
Visa applications to be received online from December 1
In aims of making public services easily accessible for citizens, the Immigration Agency of Mongolia is digitizing its services in phases. In its framework, the government agency has announced that it will become possible to submit online applications for all types of visa permissions from December 1.
Request put forth to prepare school counselors at French universities
On November 24, Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of France to Mongolia Sébastien Surun.
MNCCI representatives participating in 12th World Chambers Congress
The 12th World Chambers Congress kicked off in Dubai, UAE on November 23. Organized by the International Chamber of Commerce and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, some 1,200 representatives of over 100 countries are participating in the congress taking place to discuss the necessity of creating new channels for public-private sector cooperation.
Deputy Speaker T.Ayursaikhan meets Deputy Marshal of Sejm
On November 23, Deputy Speaker T.Ayursaikhan received Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Małgorzata Gosiewska, who is paying a visit to Mongolia.
MIAT Mongolian Airlines conducts its first direct flight to Phuket, Thailand
MIAT Mongolian Airlines has successfully conducted a flight to Phuket International Airport of Thailand for the very first time on November 22, reports the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia.
“All sunken vehicles in Khuvsgul Lake will be retrieved by 2024”
On November 22, President of Mongolia, Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces U.Khurelsukh held a meeting with representatives of the team in charge of pulling out the sunken Sukhbaatar ship from Khuvsgul Lake during his working visit in Khuvsgul aimag.
Mongolian Hockey League matches kick off at Winter Sports Arena
The first official indoor hockey match at the Winter Sports Palace is taking place starting on November 21.The match was a qualifier match for the Mongolian Hockey League organized by the Mongolian Ice Hockey Federation.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Nov 15-19/
During the week of November 15, 2021 to November 19, 2021, MNT 144,643,900,939.48 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Interest expressed in introducing Hungarian food and agricultural technology in Mongolia
On November 18, the Embassy of Hungary in Mongolia organized a meeting under the theme, ‘Hungarian agriculture - 2021’. In her opening remarks, Ambassador Borbala Anna Obrusánszky highlighted the large potential of cooperation between Hungary and Mongolia in the supply of organic products, and especially in the technology used in organic food production.
German Ambassador presents book on Kharkhorum archeological research
On November 18, Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Mongolia E.Odbayar, Education, Science, and Technology Policy Advisor to the President of Mongolia Ch.Lodoiravsal held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Mongolia Jörn Rosenberg and representatives of the joint Mongolian-German archeological research team that conducted research works in Orkhon Valley.
Necessity of improvement for commodity preparation for Mongolian cashmere highlighted
While the diameter of Mongolian cashmere fibre was measured to be 15.3 microns in the 1950s, it has increased to 16.6-16.8 microns in recent years. This is a result of how the preparation quality has begun to sink, highlighted the participants during a discussion that took place at the Mongolian Wool and Cashmere Association.
Morin Khuur Ensemble performs top Mongolian pieces at Mariinsky Theater for very first time
In the framework of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Russia, the Morin Khuur Ensemble of the State Philharmonic performed at the Capella Hall and the Mariinsky Theater in Russia between November 11 and 13.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Nov 8-12/
During the week of November 8, 2021 to November 12, 2021, MNT 32,710,255,156.56 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Digital governance to tackle bribery and bureaucracy
The National Committee on transitioning to e-government and ensuring bureaucracy and corruption-free public services convened on November 11. The committee was established and chaired by Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene with Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs Kh.Nyambaatar as Deputy Chairman and Chairwoman of the Communications and Information Technology Authority B.Bolor-Erdene as Secretary of the committee.
Prime Minister becomes acquainted with works to renew Third Thermal Power Plant
On November 12, Prime Minister of Mongolia L.Oyun-Erdene became acquainted with the progress of winter preparation at thermal power plants. At the Third Thermal Power Plant, works are underway to increase the plant’s capacity by 50 MW and renew the plant in phases, introduced Minister of Energy N.Tavinbekh.
Copies of cultural heritage artifacts handed over for Museum of Chinggis Khaan
On November 12, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh received Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Tokushima, Japan Kawauchi Shiro. The Honorary Consul presented copies of scrolls depicting the invasion of the Yuan Dynasty being kept at the Imperial Palace of Japan, and Chinggis Khaan’s Gerege being kept at the Library of Tenri University.
Mongolia may begin to mine and export uranium from next year with signing of agreement
As of today, there are over 10 uranium deposits that have been discovered in Mongolia, with about 160 thousand tons confirmed. With further explorations, it is possible for the amount to increase up to 1 million tons of uranium.
2022 State Budget approved with a deficit of MNT 2.4 trillion
The State Great Khural has approved the 2022 State Budget with MNT 16.4 trillion in total revenue and MNT 18.2 trillion in total expenditure. More specifically, at the plenary session of the State Great Khural today on November 12, the fourth discussion took place for the bills on the 2022 State Budget, the 2022 Budget for the Social Insurance Fund, the 2022 Budget for the Health Insurance Fund, and the 2022 Budget for the Future Heritage Fund.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership