National Council on Mongolian Studies meets

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The National Council on Mongolian Studies under the Prime Minister held a meeting on February 16 to present 2016 annual report and 2017 plans, which include many activities directed at supporting Mongolian studies centers, building research capacity, preparing younger generations of scholars and promoting Mongolian studies in Mongolia and the world.

Pursuing a principle of transparency, the national council accepts proposals on potential projects and academic conferences for the whole year round.

This year, the national council is planning to organize international and national events, such as summer training for young scholars of Mongolian studies, actions to encourage Mongolian studies based on prestigious universities around the world, the scientific conference themed “Present and Future of the Studies of Mongolian History" the international conference under the auspices of the President of Mongolia themed “Archival documents connected with history of Mongolia”.

Moreover, complete collections of scientific works of Mongolia’s renowned scholars Sh.Bira and Ts.Damdinsuren will be published in the margin of the “Mongolian Cultural Heritages” project.

During the meeting, PM J.Erdenebat emphasized that strengthening the Mongolian studies on a global level is of vital importance.

The national council gifted copies of each series of the Mongolian Cultural Heritages publications to the Prime Minister.