Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ As over 65 000 households are affected by severe winter conditions across Mongolia, UNICEF sends out nutrition packages for the most vulnerable including children and pregnant women. Over 260 000 people are affected by harsh winter condition known as Dzud disaster in Mongolia. Last month the National Emergency Commission reported severe winter conditions in 158 districts (soums) of 17 provinces (aimags) and one district of Ulaanbaatar city.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On March 24, A.Tsogtsetseg, Minister of Health received Yamashita Mamoru, Senior Advisor of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) to exchange views on cooperation in the field of health.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “The Ministry of Environment and Tourism is planning to work with local authorities on prevention from wildfire and raising awareness”, remarked Deputy Minister Environment Ts.Batbayar at a recent meeting themed ‘Some issues concerning prevention from wildfire and improvement of protective management – 2017’ held at the Ministry.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Transportation Department of the capital administration and ‘Ulaanbaatar Smart Card’ LLC made an announcement regarding a new public transportation policy during a press conference last Friday, March 24.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During her working visit to Singapore, Deputy Health Minister L.Byambasuren met with Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State, Ministry of Communication and Information and Ministry of Health of Singapore and exchanged views on bilateral relations and cooperation.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The National Road Transport Department of Mongolia organized a discussion under the theme “Improving operations of international freight transport” on March 23. The event focused on the improvement of public and private partnership and government policy on international transport as well as tackling issues arose in the freight transports in routes from deposits of Ukhaa Khudag and Tavantolgoi in Umnugobi aimag to the port of Gashuunsukhait-Gants mod.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ By the initiative of WWF Mongolia Programme Office, Mongolia joined the movement in 2010 and organized the Earth Hour in Ulaanbaatar city, Khovd, Gobi-Altai, Uvs and Khentii aimags. This year, the annual Earth Hour is scheduled at 8:30 PM on March 25.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On March 22, D.Oyunkhorol, Minister of Environment and Tourism received Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) representative in Ulaanbaatar Veysel Çiftçi. At the meeting, the two sides discussed a number of issues, such as elimination of air and soil pollution, training Mongolian media specialists in Turkey and development of tourism infrastructure.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 54 percent of Mongolians believe that Mongolia is headed in a wrong direction and identify wrong economic policy as main reason, reveals International Republican Institute’s most recent nationwide poll conducted in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada in Mongolia to ascertain public opinion following the 2016 General Elections.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Importance of cloud physics and its insufficiency in Mongolia was discussed during an academic conference held in the building of National Agency of Meteorology and Environment Monitoring on March 23, Thursday.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On April 7, "Academic Forum-59” medical conference will be organized with a view to introduce and present research works and advanced technology of medical science by professors and scholars of the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences.