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/ Around 61 percent of the "General Guidelines for Socioeconomic Development of Mongolia for 2016", which reflects 5 policies, 22 objectives and 158 measures are fulfilled by the end of 2016. Out of the 158 measures, 19 were fully completed, while 39 were at 90 percent, 23 were at 70 percent, 33 were at 50 percent and the rest were under 30 percent.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ March 21, International Day of Forests is being observed throughout the world under the theme “Forests and energy”. The Day, proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012, raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. The Second National Forum with theme ‘Forest policy of Mongolia, science and technology” was held at Tuushin Hotel. Some 240 delegates from government organizations, universities, institutes, NGOs and private sector attended the forum.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During its regular meeting on March 20, Monday, the Cabinet determined that regular travel passports will be issued with 5-year and 10-year validity period, and won’t be extended.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Upon the assignment given by Prime Minister J.Erdenebat, Minister of Road and Transport Development D.Ganbat worked in Khan-Uul district of Ulaanbaatar city on March 17 to learn about the implementation of the government's action and to solve some pressing issues.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Kazakhs living in Mongolia have successfully kept their culture and tradition in its original form for generations, and it’s due to their efforts and the right policy pursued by Mongolian Government on minority”, remarked Ulaanbaatar Mayor S.Batbold as he attended ‘Nauryz – 2017’ honorary event which was held on the occasions of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Kazakhstan and Nauryz festival of the Kazakhs which falls on March 22.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The new airport in Khushig Valley, Tuv aimag is expected to begin full operations by May 2018, officials report.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On March 16, Women’s Diplomatic Club at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia in collaboration with the Mongolian Wool and Cashmere Association organized an event to present and promote Mongolian wool and cashmere products to the foreign diplomatic missions in Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian delegates led by S.Mungunchimeg, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Welfare are participating in the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), which is being held from March 13 to 24 in New York. This session is being organized under the theme ”Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Cuban delegates Eulogio Pimentel, General Director of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Cuba, Manuel Rafael Raices Perez-Castaneda, Business Executive and Project analyst in biotechnology, Abel Hernandez Velazquez, Head of plant biotechnology direction paid a visit to Mongolia on 12-17 March.