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Autumn Plenary Session of Parliament begins

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By Ch.KHALIUN The 2014 autumn Plenary Session of the Parliament began at 11:40 a.m. on October 1, with an opening ceremony chaired by Speaker Z.Enkhbold. In his opening remarks, Z.Enkhbold underlined the importance of agreements established during the recent visits of the state heads of China and Russia, he mentioned that many issues affecting socio-economic [...]

October 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

President Ts.Elbegdorj speaks for Mongolia at UNGA

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By Ch.KHALIUN Mongolian President Ts.Elbegdorj delivered a statement at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, sharing Mongolia’s position on various global issues. President Elbegdorj touched upon the global issues of terrorist activities, the Ebola crisis, the situation in Ukraine, and climate change. The President noted that this session [...]

October 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

L.Bold discusses issues facing LLDCs at UN General Assembly

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By Ch.KHALIUN Minister of Foreign Affairs L.Bold took part in the 13th meeting of ministers of landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), held during the 69th session of the U.N. General Assembly. The ministers met to discuss the challenges and problems LLDCs face and ways to approach gaining the cooperation and support needed from the international community. [...]

October 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

PM receives ILO’s Asia-Pacific Regional Director

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By Ch.KHALIUN Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag called on representatives led by the Regional Director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) for Asia and the Pacific region, Yoshiteru Uramoto, and exchanged views on opportunities to implement projects in Mongolia. The ILO officials expressed that they can contribute to improving the entrepreneurial skills of Mongolian SMEs, and regulating [...]

September 18th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

D.Terbishdagva attends WEF’s ‘Summer Davos’

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By Ch.KHALIUN Mongolian Deputy Minister D.Terbishdagva joined hundreds of business and research leaders in the Chinese city of Tianjin for the annual World Economic Forum meeting known as ‘Summer Davos’, held from September 10 to 12. D.Terbishdagva spoke to the attendees and said, “According to a World Bank study, Mongolia moved from socialist society organization [...]

September 14th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

‘Oil and Oil Shale Mongolia 2014’ takes place in UB

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By Ch.KHALIUN The international investors forum “Oil and Oil Shale Mongolia 2014” was held in UB for the first time, from September 10 to 11. The forum addressed government policy in the oil sector, the Law on Petroleum, the investment environment, the oil sector’s current situation and prospects, the environment and local relations, leading technology, [...]

September 11th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Poor results from EZEN-100

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By Ch.KHALIUN The 100-day economic program EZEN-100, implemented by the government, ended on August 18. People hoped that the program would positively influence the economy and decrease the USD exchange rate. Authorities promised it too, and announced that the major goal of the program was to decrease the exchange rate. The results are not as [...]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Overview of Putin’s visit

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By Ch.KHALIUN After their one-on-one meeting, Mongolian President Ts.Elbegdorj and Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin attended a signing ceremony for documents on bilateral relations and cooperation. The following documents were signed between the governments of the two countries: 1. Intergovernmental agreement on visa-free travel for the citizens of the two countries. 2. Intergovernmental agreement on [...]

September 5th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

PM attends opening of the new academic year at School No. 92

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By Ch.KHALIUN Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag attended the opening ceremony of the new 2014-2015 academic year at School No. 92 on September 1. School No. 92 was established in 1991 and has a new school building this year. Over 1,700 children attend this school and it has successfully implemented the “Skill” program. Over one thousand students [...]

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Minister of Defense visits Turkey

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By Ch.KHALIUN Minister of Defense, MP, and Mongolian Chairman of the Mongolian-Turkish Intergovernmental Joint Commission D.Bat-Erdene and Mongolian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey B.Batkhishig attended the inauguration of newly elected Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Following the ceremony, Minister D.Bat-Erdene met President Erdogan to congratulate him. On Thursday, D.Bat-Erdene met Turkish Deputy Prime Minister [...]

August 31st, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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