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Z.Enkhbold participates in Clean Coal Technology Seminar

The Speaker of the Parliament giving opening remarks at Clean Coal Technology

By M.OYUNGEREL The Speaker of the Parliament, Z.Enkhbold, participated in the Clean Coal Technology Seminar organized by the Ministry of Mining and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry on March 17. Speaker Z.Enkhbold said, “The Mongolian and Japanese Economic Partnership Agreement will start implementation next month. The Parliament approved the amendments required. Thanks to [...]

March 18th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Review of decisions made during cabinet’s regular session

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By M.OYUNGEREL Cabinet Spokesperson B.Tseepil reported on the Cabinet’s decisions and orders made during their regular meeting on March 14. INTERACTIVE LLC AND CCCK LLC PARTNER TO CREATE DIGITAL SIGNATURE CERTIFICATES In the Law on Digital Signatures, organizations with special permits can provide digital signature certificates to individuals and entities. A special permit was given [...]

March 16th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia fulfills requirements to comply with its Japanese EPA

S.Bayartsogt handing verbal note to Minoru Kikuchi

By M.OYUNGEREL Mongolia gave Japan notification on March 11 that it has made amendments to comply with the economic partnership agreement signed on February 10, 2015 by Prime Minister of Mongolia Ch.Saikhanbileg and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe . On February 5, Parliament approved amendments to the Resolution on Approving Customs Tax Tariffs for Import [...]

March 14th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

PM visits the Ulaanbaatar Electricity Distribution Network

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By M.OYUNGEREL Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg held his weekly Hour of Solutions meeting at Ulaanbaatar Electricity Distribution Network (UEDN) on March 9, to discuss issues related to power supply and distribution. “We have peacefully overcome temperatures of minus 40 degrees Celsius this winter. This is thanks to the personnel in the electricity and energy sector. “The [...]

March 10th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Cabinet looks at reducing high internet service prices in rural areas

Prime Minister works at ITPTA duirng weekly Hour of Solutions

By E.OYUNDARI During the Cabinet’s regular weekly Hour of Solutions meeting, the ministers discussed reducing prices for Internet network services in the provinces. During the meeting, the Chairman of the Information Technology, Post and Telecommunication Authority (ITPTA), Ts.Jadamba, introduced data about the Internet consumption of Ulaanbaatar and provincial users. On February 29, Cabinet ministers issued [...]

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

Mongolia officially pays off its 3.8 million USD debt to Russia

Prime Minister (left) hands over debt pay-off receipt to Ambassador Iksander Azizov

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia Iskander Kubarovich Azizov on Monday to present confirmation of the payment of 3,832,515 USD in Mongolian debt owed to Russia. During the meeting Ch.Saikhanbileg noted, “We promised to pay off the remainder of the great debt to Russia in [...]

March 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Transportation and accommodation provisions for the 2016 ASEM Summit underway

ASEM Information center opens at Montsame News Agency

By E.OYUNDARI   The National ASEM Organization Committee has reported that transportation, accommodation, and information distribution arrangements are underway in preparation for the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit being hosted in Ulaanbaatar this year. On Tuesday, the opening ceremony for the ASEM Information Center was held at the governmental news agency Montsame on the occasion of [...]

March 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Mongolian parliament and Indonesian House of Reps sign MoU

MP O.Baasankhuu (right) meets Indonesian parliamentarian Hutomo Sartono (left)

By E.OYUNDARI MP O.Baasankhuu, head of the Mongolia-Indonesia inter-parliamentary group in Parliament, received Hutomo Sartono from the Indonesian House of Representatives on Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding on parliamentary cooperation. Offering the Indonesian delegates a warm welcome to Mongolia, MP O.Baasankhuu recalled that Jazilul Fawaid, a member of the Indonesia-Mongolia parliamentary group from [...]

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

Young members of the MPRP protest actions of the IAAC

Banner stating 'Stop your politically motivated operation!'

By E.OYUNDARI Members of the Democracy Justice Mongolian Youth Federation of the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) held a peaceful demonstration outside the headquarters of the Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) last Friday. General Secretary of the Democracy Justice Mongolian Youth Federation P.Amar explained the reason for their demonstration, stating, “We believe that the IAAC [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Prime Minister reviews the operations of the Government Procurement Agency

Prime Minister gets acquainted with operations of Procurement Agency

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg paid a working visit to the Government Procurement Agency of Mongolia to become acquainted with its operations. During the visit he noted that certain advantages and upgrades have been made since procurement procedures were transferred to an online system, and added that now all agencies and ministers should deliver orders [...]

February 26th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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