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Chairman of the Parliament and Mayor of UB meet with Japanese representatives

On Wednesday, Chairman of the Parliament Z.Enkhbold called on delegates led by the Chairman of the Japanese-Mongolian Friendship Group of the Japanese Liberal Democratic Party, Motoo Hayashi.

Z.Enkhbold expressed his gratitude for the visit to Mongolia by the three heads of the Japanese-Mongolian Friendship Group. The Chairman of the Parliament underlined that developing bilateral friendly relations with Japan is one of the major goals of Mongolian foreign policy and emphasized that Mongolia places high priority on developing strategic partnership relations with Japan. Z.Enkhbold stated his satisfaction with the economic partnership agreement (EPA) agreed to be established during the Mongolian President’s visit to Japan in July. This agreement is believed to take the nations to a new level of strategic partnership.

Motoo Hayashi replied that he is also satisfied that bilateral relations and cooperation, especially strategic relations and economic partnership, are developing well and said that the Japanese side will be pleased to contribute to the Mongolian private sector. He added that the visit by the delegates marked the 40th anniversary of Japanese-Mongolian cultural relations and noted participation in the opening of the joint exhibition of Japanese-Mongolian artists, “Sky, Sun, and Partnership”.

The meeting was attended by the following officials: representatives of the Mongolian Friendship Group of Japanese Parliament; Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Mongolia Takenori Shimizu; MP, Chairman of the Mongolian-Japanese Parliamentary Group, and DP Leader D.Erdenebat; MP and Deputy Chairman of the DP S.Odontuya; MPs O.Baasankhuu and Su.Batbold; Mongolian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan; Secretariat of the Parliament B.Boldbaatar and others.

The Office of Media and Public Relations of Parliament reports that there are three Japanese-led friendship groups, including the Mongolian Friendship Group at the Privy of the Japanese Parliament, the Friendship Group in the House of Representatives, and group for support of Japanese-Mongolian relations of the Liberal Democratic Party.

Governor of Ulaanbaatar E.Bat-Uul met with delegates led by Japanese Parliamentary Member of the Representative House Issei Koga and shared views on UB’s development.

The Governor said, “I appreciate meeting with you and I want to first express my gratitude to the Japanese people, Parliament and MPs for their assistance and support at difficult times. We created the development plan of UB through 2020 and ideas through 2030 thanks to the Japanese Government, and the plan was approved by the Parliament. We need your assistance and support in implementing the long-term plan.”

Koga Issei replied, “We can see that UB’s development and upgrades are growing quickly. It’s important to start good implementation of the general plan, so we will support you.”

A shareholder of Suruga Corporation, Jinkyou Hong, attended the meeting and reported to the Governor that the corporation has operating in UB for 12 years and has over 300 Mongolian employees.

The Governor said, “Thank you to Suruga Corporation for providing citizens with quality apartments. I hope that your corporation will contribute to investments in UB from the Japanese private sector. We will support you in legal frameworks.”

Closing the meeting, E.Bat-Uul asked for the Japanese government’s support on the issue of a UB metro.

 

 

Trans.by CH.KHALIUN

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