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Labor Ministry says it will look for salary increases in 2016

Labor Minister L.Bayarsaikhan at weekly Hour with Minister meeting

By E.OYUNDARI Labor Minister L.Bayarsaikhan hosted the weekly Hour with the Minister meeting yesterday to deliver a report on the latest decisions and developments within the labor sector. Beginning the meeting, he stressed that the ministry is working to include salary increases for state servants in a 2016 budget amendment, and pointed out that the [...]

November 27th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia-China joint parliamentary meeting enhances inter-parliamentary cooperation

First meeting of the permanent talks mechanism betwwen the parliaments of Mongolia and China takes place

By E.OYUNDARI Yan Junqi, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China, has conducted a working visit to Mongolia to attend the joint meeting of a regular prarliamentary exchange mechanism between China and Mongolia, upon the invitation of her Mongolian counterpart M.Enkhbold. Hosted by the Parliament of Mongolia on [...]

November 25th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia to cancel visa exemptions for 42 countries


By M.OYUNGEREL The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that they will not be renewing the visa exemptions of 42 countries due to safety issues related to the ASEM Summit in 2016. The Mongolian government exempts entrance visas for passport holders from 42 countries. Citizens from these 42 countries, including Austria, Andorra, Argentina, Denmark, Great Britain, [...]

November 20th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ts.Elbegdorj: France is Mongolia’s faithful partner in Europe

President Ts.Elbegdorj meets French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

By E.OYUNDARI President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj, who conducted a two-day state visit to France on November 18 and 19 at the invitation of French President Francois Hollande, met with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. France and Mongolia are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic relations this year. [...]

November 20th, 2015 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Cabinet approves national food and nutrition program


By E.OYUNDARI Cabinet ministers approved a national food and nutrition program at Monday’s regular Cabinet meeting, addressing demands to pay more attention to the nation’s food consumption and nutrition. Ts.Munkhtur, advisor to the Prime Minister, gave a report on the decisions made during the Cabinet meeting and gave information on the national food and nutrition [...]

November 18th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia, China mutual partnership to expand with Mongolian President’s visit to Beijing

By E.OYUNDARI President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj paid a state visit to China from November 9 to 11, upon the invitation of President of China Xi Jinping, where he met with Xi Jinping and Zhang Dejiang, and shared views on current bilateral relations and cooperation. President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan welcomed President Ts.Elbegdorj [...]

November 16th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia to adopt policy to support population growth


By E.OYUNDARI Cabinet ministers reached a decision during their regular meeting this week to pursue a package of policy to support population growth. The main target of the policy package will be to provide sustainable population growth, to create a pleasant environment for citizens to live long, healthy, and creative lives, and to improve the [...]

November 11th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Health Minister submits a resignation request following his arrest

Health and Sports Minister G.Shiilegdamba

By E.OYUNDARI Minister of Health and Sports G.Shiilegdamba, who was placed under arrest by the Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) on charges of corruption, presented a request to resign from his position as minister on November 6. His request states, “I did not commit any crime. I am confident that my innocence will be proven [...]

November 8th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Press and media representatives discuss their role in promoting Mongolia abroad

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Mongolia has been organizing a series of forums involving professionals, scholars, and representatives of various domains to develop a program to promote Mongolia abroad. The sixth forum was held under the topic “Promoting Mongolia Abroad – Role of Press and Media” on November 2, where national television, radio, newspapers, magazines, [...]

November 8th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Standing Committee on Economics meets to discuss 2016 budget plans

By B.KHASH-ERDENE The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics met on Tuesday, for the second time, to discuss bills on the 2016 state budget plan, the Human Development Fund budget for 2016, and Social Insurance Fund budget. The attendance for the meeting was low, with only half of the committee’s members present. Head of the working [...]

November 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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