May 31 events
Stock Exchange news for May 30
FISU World University Championships for Archery approaching
Women wrestlers bag medals from Italy
Premier Ch.Saikhanbileg meets Russian cosmonauts
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Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During the Second Meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) that took place on May 23-27 in Nairobi, Kenya, Mongolia in cooperation with certain states co-organized events and discussions on upgrading the waste management, soil deterioration, desertification, dust storms and on sustainable development of pasture lands farming.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Prime Minister of Mongolia Ch.Saikhanbileg received Monday Russian veteran cosmonauts who are visiting Mongolia these days.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Fruitful cooperation between the legislative bodies of the USA and Mongolia plays a vital role in strengthening democracy, said Peter Roksam, a US Congressman and chairman of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP) when meeting members of the Standing committees of the Mongolian State Great Khural on Sunday.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Chairman of the State Great Khural (Parliament) of Mongolia Z.Enkhbold received an extended delegation of the U.S. Congress, headed by congressman Mr Peter Roskam, the chairman of House Democracy Partnership on May 29.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian Airlines MIAT Company is launching direct flights to European Union members, starting with the flights to Frankfurt, Germany, in late June. The direct flights will be seasonal.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Makh Impex” Ltd. Company has grabbed gold and silver medals at the IFFA 2016, the international competition of quality meat products and technology standards. With its 70-year history, Makh Impex is the first meat factory of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Revenue of 262 hotels involved in the survey by first quarter of 2016 reached MNT 19.5 billion, which declined by MNT 307.4 million or 1.6% against the previous year.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A survey on the catering industry involved 642 enterprisers in the first quarter of 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Food and Agriculture reported Friday that the country has enriched the livestock with 17.5 million heads of new-born animals in this lambing period after 17.9 million heads or 75.1% of the totaling 23 million heads of dams have given births nationwide.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ According to a survey on market prices of agricultural products by April of this year, an average price of cow-hide of 2 cm more thickness was the lowest--15-16 thousand Orkhon, Ovorkhangai, Tov, Khovsgol and Dornod aimags, while the highest (MNT 22-27 thousand)--in Selenge, Arkhangai, Darkhan-Uul aimags and in Ulaanbaatar city.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ As of the first four months of 2016, 15.6 million heads breeding animals gave births which equals to 65.4% of total 23.9 million heads breeding animals that was counted at the end of 2015.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Food and Agriculture reported Monday that 15.6 million heads of baby animals are growing up in this lambing period after 15.9 million heads or 66.9% of the total dams have given births nationwide.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ U.S. Soldiers with 8th Military Police Brigade conducted a demonstration on unmanned aerial vehicles for members of the Mongolian Armed Forces during Khaan Quest 2016 at Five Hills Training Area near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Capital City Emergency Department organized Monday a day-event for training little kids from kindergartens for disaster prevention. The event took place in a manner of small competitions.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A foundation that provides free lunches to schoolchildren in India, a Chinese scientist who specializes in biomimetics, and a Mongolian performing artist who helped usher his country toward democracy were awarded this year's Nikkei Asia Prizes at a ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday, reports Nikkei.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The finale of “Mongol tsergiin javkhaa” (Spirit of Mongolian Soldiers) competition among all military units in and surrounding Ulaanbaatar took place on May 28 to honor the best marching troops.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Under the auspices of the President of Mongolia and the UNESCO, an international conference themed “ROCK ART: History, Memory and Dialogue” opened May 30 at the Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel, Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Arts immortalized on Rocks: History, Concept and Discussion” dubbed international scientific conference will take place on May 30 and 31 in Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Khan Bank started disbursing student loans with a 5% annual interest rate on May 19, taking part in the Good Student program implemented by the government to give the nation's young people greater opportunities to pursue higher education, the bank’s website published Tuesday.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 10th grade student of the “Orchlon” school B.Odmaa successfully competed in the 36th International public speaking competition which was held on May 5-13 in London, UK.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 11th FISU World University Championships for Archery will take place on June 1-5 in the National Central Stadium of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Freestyle wrestlers of the national women’s team successfully competed in the “Memorial Matteo Pellicone” international tournament held in Italian Sassari city.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ State Honored Sportswoman and World Championships bronze medalist D.Sumiya grabbed gold medal in the women’s -57 kg division of the Guadalajara World Masters of high-ranking judokas held on May 27-29 in Mexico.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Wrestlers of the national women’s team have left for Italy to participate in the “Memorial Matteo Pellicone” international tournament to be held in Sasari city.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Coal& Metals Mongolia 2016 International Forum was held May 6 and 7 in Ulaanbaatar, attracting some 600 national and international representatives of investors in mining and quarrying sectors.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Corruption risks in mining sector have been evaluated by IRIM (Independent Research Institute of Mongolia) in line with the market demand and the recommendations from the UN Development Program, reported Ministry of Mining on Thursday.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Mining reported Thursday that it has successfully carried out seven selections to give mineral licenses in accordance with the law on minerals.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Mining presented the foreign cooperation activities accomplished this month at the Transparent Mining press briefing on May 26. The Minister R.Jigjid has received Indian ambassador Somnath Gosh to discuss about potential Indian investment in Mongolia’s coking coal sphere.
Art and Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Fourth “Mongol Tsergiin Javkhaa” (Spirit of Mongolian Soldier) 2016 competition’s finale is to take place this Saturday on Chingis Square.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian artists staged a folklore performance for the World Humanitarian Summit held in Istanbul Turkey, on May 24. Artists included dancers and singers from Tarialan soum of Uvs and Tsagaannuur soum of Khuvsgul.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) took place in the Central Palace of Culture of Ulaanbaatar on May 21, attracting talented pupils from 13 different countries.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Director of the Ulaanbaatar city-based Center of Russian Culture and Sciences Ye.G.Mikhailov gave a report about 40th anniversary of the center marked on Friday.