President Ts.Elbegdorj visits military institutes

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the occasion of the Mongolian Soldiers’ Day and the 96th anniversary of Mongolian Armed Forces which was celebrated on March 18, President of Mongolia and Commander in Chief of Mongolian Armed Forces Ts.Elbegdorj visited National Defense University of Mongolia, Temuujin Urlug military school and Central Military Hospital.

Having recently gained a ‘national’ status, the National Defense University of Mongolia reported on its operations and programs to the President. Affiliated with the National Defense University are number of institutes such as Institute of Defense Studies, National Defense Academy, Military School, National School of Security, Military Music Institute, School of Non-Commissioned Officers and Temuujin Urlug military school.

Established in 2010, the Temuujin Urlug military school now provides military and secondary education to more than 300 pupils. President Ts.Elbegdorj also delivered a speech to the all military personnel who celebrated Soldiers’ Day on March 18.

The President’s next stop was Mongolian Central Military Hospital which was founded in 1921 and celebrates its 96th anniversary alongside Mongolian Armed Forces this year. The hospital now renders medical aid to not only military personnel but also general public. The President emphasized that the hospital must have the capacity to issue 10 thousand beds to citizens during emergency situations and enhance the quality of its service in cooperation with developed countries.