Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian Academy of Sciences held its biennial election to choose new members last week, 3 scholars were chosen out of 11 candidates.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolians count nine cycles of nine days during the peak wintertime cold. These are the 81 days starting from the Winter Solstice until the beginning of March. According to the lunisolar calendar, utilized in the lives of nomadic herders of Mongolia and land-farmers of Asia, the winter solstice falls on December 22, which has the shortest daytime and longest nighttime of a year.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ According to a resolution of the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, winter break of secondary schools in Ulaanbaatar city is extended until January 30, in accordance with the increasing spread of flu and cold weather.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Using ICT properly in improvement of primary education quality in rural area’ project has been completed and a conclusion ceremony of the project was held on January 12.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In accordance with the granted right of international TOPCIT exam to the National Information Technology Park of Mongolia, the first exam will be announced and organized in coming February as an introduction.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On January 12, Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt had a reception in her residence in honor of Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD)-Mongolia participants.
The event served as a formal send-off of the 30 LEAD-Mongolia participants to the U.S.-bound exchange program, which is taking place from January 13 until February 4, 2017. It also provided an opportunity to meet the LEAD-Mongolia participants, wish them success during the U.S.-bound exchange, and hear their expectations and hopes for the program.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ An academic conference designated to introduce the outcome of archaeological expeditions conducted in Mongolia begins today at Mongolian University of Science and Technology, assembling archaeologists who have enriched the existing list of Mongolian archaeological treasures with their fresh finds in 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of annual ‘Foremost Calligraphers of Mongolia’ national contest in traditional Mongolian script which is organized by ‘Khumuun Bichig’ weekly newspaper of national news agency MONTSAME.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ J.Batsuuri, Minister for Education, Culture, Science and Sports visited and met the staff of Music and Dance College of Mongolia which celebrates its 80th anniversary this year.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ By an ordinance of the Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports, Boards of state-owned universities have been reformed.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr J.Sukhee has been awarded the Silver Medal of the International Academy of Turkic Studies. The President of the Academy, Mr Darkhan Kydyrali handed the medal on December 20.