In order to increase tourist inflow, the government has issued a resolution to facilitate visa procedure for group tourists travelling to Mongolia through tour operators.
Just a few days before the New Year, the government issued the regulation on granting the electricity discount to Ger district households. This is the effective measure against heavy air pollution in Mongolia’s capital city to encourage residents to heat their homes with electric heaters instead of coal or other flammable material that is often toxic.
The 11th Asia-Europe Meeting was successfully held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in the outgoing year of 2016. Dedicating to this event, a monument “Tengeriin Urkh” /Apex of Sky/ was created and the opening ceremony was held at the park in front of the Sukhbaatar’s Square.
5. New VAT Law takes effect to combat shadow economy
The revised Value-added tax law adopted by Mongolian Parliament in July 2015 came into effect on January 1, 2016.
1. Mongolian People’s Party wins General Election by a landslide
The day of the General election, June 29 saw a 72.1 percent voter turnout and a landslide victory of Mongolian People’s Party (MPP).
On December 26, Director General of the MONTSAME National News Agency Ms B.Ganchimeg and Ulaanbaatar City Mayor Mr S.Batbold signed a memorandum on cooperation.
During the signing ceremony, MONTSAME Director General B.Ganchimeg presented the history of the agency and ambitious goals it has set.
On Wednesday Ms Fatema Z. Sumar, Regional Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, Pacific and Latin America of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) informed the Foreign Minister of Mongolia Mr Ts. Munkh-Orgil
Mongolian painters helps citizens with disabilities
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, a charity exhibition named “Social Art” has been opened with 100 art works in Ulaanbaatar. The event is being staged by Mongolian artists with a view to make their contribution to the foundation of a capacity building center for disabled people.
A children’s writer, the State Honored Figure of Culture Mr J.Dashdondog was awarded the State Prize. Today the President of Mongolia Mr Elbegdorj handed over the award to the writer.