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South Korean foreign affairs delegation visits Mongolia

The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Cho Tae-yul is paying a visit to Mongolia.
On Thursday, the visiting delegation were familiarized with the halls of the parliamentary session and standing committees, and the Government Palace’s media chamber, fully equipped with digital technology through the “e-Parliament” project supported by South Korea.
B.Boldbaatar, the secretary general of the Office of Parliament, introduced the delegation to work carried out in the scope of the project, which was implemented by Parliament through 3.5 million USD in non-refundable aid from the government of the Republic of Korea. The project was carried out in accordance with an agreement established between the parliamentary office, the Ministry of Economic Development, and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). The Secretary General pointed out that polling apparatus and microphone system of the halls were upgraded with LED displays, and video recording machines and rooms for journalists covering Parliament were upgraded.
On the same day Vice Speaker of Parliament M.Enkhbold received the visiting delegation.
Underlining the importance of this visit in expanding bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries, Vice Minister Cho thanked the Vice Speaker for the warm welcome.
In response, M.Enkhbold said he was happy about the first meeting of the Mongolia-South Korea joint committee and expressed satisfaction with the development of bilateral relations at the level of comprehensive partnership in all spheres.
He emphasized that some of South Korea’s biggest companies are participating in great construction projects in Mongolia. On the importance of Korean companies working on these projects as investors rather than performers, he added, “this way it will be beneficial for both sides and will contribute to the complementary ties.” He also noted that Mongolia’s government is undertaking special steps to form conditions that are favorable for investors.
The Vice Speaker said that the flag carrying airlines of the two countries, MIAT and Korean Airlines, are operating regular flights between Ulaanbaatar and Seoul, and forwarded a proposal to launch an Ulaanbaatar-Beijing-Jeju flight in order to boost tourism.
He also pointed out that official assistance from South Korea has contributed to Mongolia’s development and emphasized some of the current goals of the Mongolian government, such as the realization of concrete production and beneficial projects in the spheres of infrastructure, mining, the environment, health and urban development, and the protection of Mongolians living and working in South Korea. The Vice Minister asked the Korean side to support the improvement of their living conditions, reported Mongolian National News Agency.

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