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Mongolia and Russia sign mid-term program agreement to develop strategic partnership

Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and L.Purevsuren are signing document

By E.OYUNDARI Foreign Affairs Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov arrived at Chinggis Khaan International Airport on Wednesday morning to conduct an official visit upon the invitation of Foreign Affairs Minister of Mongolia L.Purevsuren. As a part of the visit, the counterparts signed a mid-term program agreement for the development of a strategic [...]

April 15th, 2016 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Food merchants and producers want state policy support

Open discussion of MPP group and Food Producers Association

By E.OYUNDARI Food producers want the state to implement substantial policy to protect domestic food production from imports, to conduct market studies in order to export domestically-made products, and they want export taxes to be reduced. Nearly 50 representatives of food producers and traders, including APU, Talkh Chikher, Suu, Makh Market, Khuns Complex, and Darkhan [...]

April 11th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

2016 parliamentary and local election budget set at 16.4 billion MNT

Standing Committe on State Structure discusses budget on 2016 elections

By E.OYUNDARI   The Standing Committee on State Structure gathered on Wednesday to discuss the official start date for the 2016 parliamentary and local election campaigns to begin, and approved a 16.4 billion MNT budget for the upcoming elections. The suggestion to issue 16.4 billion MNT from the state budget for the elections was put [...]

April 8th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Former PM claims President Elbegdorj is a ‘leader of conspiracy’

By E.OYUNDARI The former Prime Minister of Mongolia, N.Altankhuyag, made a statement on Tuesday regarding the current political situation and blamed President Ts.Elbegdorj for ruling the country under a conspiracy. After the former PM made his public address, President Ts. Elbegdorj replied to N.Altankhuyag on Twitter, stating,  “I have heard  Altankhuyag’s statement. No one should fear talking [...]

April 6th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Prime Minister visits the southeastern provinces

Prime Minister at Shivee Ovoo coal mine site

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg conducted a working visit to Dornogobi and Govisumber provinces on March 29 and April 1 to get acquainted with the recent developments in the provinces. During his visit to Dornogobi Province on March 29, the Premier learned about the wind farms in Mandakh and Khatanbulag soums and that work has [...]

April 4th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Parliament’s irregular session cancelled due to MPP boycott

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By E.OYUNDARI The three-day Parliamentary irregular session, which has been postponed six times due to insufficient attendance by members of parliament, was scheduled to start on March 29 at 9:00 a.m. but was cancelled due to a boycott by members of the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP). The agenda of the irregular session includes a draft [...]

April 1st, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Almost 30,000 hectares to be available for residential ownership in 2016

Cabinet meeting takes place

During the Cabinet’s regular meeting this week, the ministers approved the disbursement of nearly 30,000 hectares of land for private ownership by citizens for residential use in 2016. The specifics of the total hectares, location, and authorized use of the land was approved after Cabinet ministers reviewed a request issued by the Civic Councils of [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Transportation Minister signs a cooperation agreement with South Korea

The Second Intergovernmental Commission meeting between Mongolia and Korea takes place

By E.OYUNDARI Minister for Roads and Transportation M.Zorigt conducted a working visit to the Republic of Korea on March 24 and 25, where he chaired the second intergovernmental meeting attended by representatives of Mongolia and South Korea, and signed a cooperation memorandum on transportation with South Korean authorities. During the meeting, the sides reviewed current [...]

March 28th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

U.S. to cooperate in supporting employment for people living with disabilities

Mongolian delegates at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. with the U.S. officials

By E.OYUNDARI Member of Parliament and Labor Minister of Mongolia G.Bayarsaikhan conducted a working visit to the United States on March 8 to 10 to initiate talks on cooperation with the U.S. in supporting the employment of people living with disabilities. Delegates of the Labor Ministry of Mongolia met with Special Advisor for International Disability [...]

March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia and Belarus look to boost cooperation

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By Ch.KHALIUN Last Friday, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg met with Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko, who paid an official visit to Mongolia from March 16 to 19 at the invitation of his Mongolian counterpart, Ts.Oyunbaatar, to discuss possibilities for strengthening relations and cooperation between the two countries. Beginning the meeting, Semashko thanked the PM [...]

March 21st, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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