Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During the Tsagaan Sar holiday, 700 personnel consisting of traffic police officers and cadets of the University of Law Enforcement are working under heightened level of readiness, in order to ensure traffic safety.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Marking the beginning of the Year of the Red Fire Rooster according to the lunar calendar, President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj extended greetings to the people of Mongolia, on the morning of the first day of Lunar New Year, February 27.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the morning of the first day of the “Red Fire Rooster” year of lunar horoscope, the President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj paid his respect to the “Yusun Khult Tsagaan Tug” (Nine White Banners).
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Tsagaan Sar or Lunar New Year officially begins when the sun rises on the first day of spring /by lunar horoscope/. This lunar year is attributed as a Red Fire Rooster.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 24, a discussion under the theme “Legal environment of bipartite international investment agreement of Mongolia and its challenges and ways to solve” was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Development Agency and National University of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 24, S.Batbold, Mayor of Ulaanbaatar and Governor of Capital city received Turkish delegates led by Hakki Turunch, advisor to the Mayor of Istanbul city of Turkey. A visit of the Turkish delegation to Mongolia mainly focuses on commencing the construction works of nine family clinics and a dialysis center to be built in Ulaanbaatar with non-refundable assistance from Turkey.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In Mongolia, today is the Eve of the Lunar New year – Tsagaan Sar. The Mongolian Lunar New Year rituals begin on the day before Lunar New Year’s Eve when every family cleans their home. The title of the day can be translated as ’Dust Beating Day’ because homes are beaten off their dust as everyone engages in the cleaning and washing campaign to welcome the New Year afresh.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Bank of Mongolia and General Police Office agreed to cooperate in combating illegal transactions. On February 23, Governor of Bank of Mongolia N.Bayartsaikhan and General Police Office chairman, chief commissary O.Enkhtor signed ‘Cooperation memorandum’.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Sh.Ankhmaa, City Governor’s Office’s deputy in charge of social affairs received the delegations led by Ismail Hakki Turunc, the Chief Advisor of the Governor of Istanbul, Turkey. The sides discussed the project on the establishment of 10 hospitals using the non-refundable aid of Turkey. Within the project framework, 9 family clinics and a dialysis clinic will be established.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Due to the celebrations of Tsagaan Sar, the lunar new year of Mongolia, and the Defender of the Fatherland Day of Russia, some Mongolia-Russia border checkpoints will be off between February 23 and March 1.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 23, a press conference was held by the Ministry of Defense, Military Staff of Mayor’s Office and Mongolian Student Association regarding Student Soldier program.