New ambassadors present credentials to President Ts. Elbegdorj
Nine newly appointed ambassadors to Mongolia presented their letters of credence to the President of Mongolia, Ts.Elbegdorj, on April 19 and 20.
Credentials were presented by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Macedonia to Mongolia Ilija Isailovsky, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Africa to Mongolia Dolana Msimang, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Ron Keller, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Palestine Khalid Mahmood, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay Fernando Lugris, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania Ina Marčiulionytė, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia Maris Selga, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Thomas D. Kijiner, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federated States of Micronesia Carlson D. Apis.
Following the credential presentation ceremony for the representatives of the nine nations, President Ts.Elbegdorj met with the newly appointed ambassadors. Ambassador of Macedonia Ilija Isailovsky noted that he will work hard to enhance bilateral relations between Mongolia and Macedonia. The President wished him success in his diplomatic mission and said he believed that there are a lot of untapped possibilities for Mongolia to cooperate in the areas of agriculture, tourism, and education. Last year marked the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Macedonia.
During his meeting with South Africa’s Ambassador Dolana Msimang, President Ts.Elbegdorj noted that Mongolia views South Africa as its close partner in Africa, and wished the ambassador success in her future endeavors.
During the meeting with Ambassador of the Netherlands Ron Keller, the President expressed that Mongolia has always been grateful to the people of the Netherlands for actively developing cooperation with Mongolia through consistent support for Mongolia’s democracy, social and economic reforms, and sharing their experiences, as well as providing financial and technical assistance during the challenging time of transition that started in the 1990s.
Ambassador of Palestine Khalid Mahmood noted during his meeting with President Ts.Elbegdorj that he will work to enhance mutual cooperation between the two countries.
At the meeting with Ambassador Lugris of Uruguay, President Ts.Elbegdorj emphasized that Mongolia attaches importance to the development of bilateral relations with Latin American countries, particularly with Uruguay.
Ambassador of Lithuania Ina Marčiulionytė congratulated Mongolia for its achievements in its democratic transition and said she believed that Mongolia will successfully organize the upcoming Asia–Europe Meeting Summit.
Ambassador of Latvia Maris Selga said that he will work towards enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries. The Mongolian President said he was pleased that the President of Latvia, Raimonds Vējonis, is planning to participate in the ASEM Summit being held in Ulaanbaatar in July, and wished Ambassador Selga success in his diplomatic mission.
Ambassador of the Marshall Islands Thomas D. Kijiner said he was very happy to be appointed the first Ambassador of the Marshall Islands to Mongolia, and noted that he will pay more attention to the expansion of mutual relations between the two countries. President Elbegdorj wished him success in his future endeavors.
Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia Carlson D. Apis promised to put effort toward deepening and bringing the mutually beneficial relationship to a new stage of development.
At the conclusion of the meetings, President Ts.Elbegdorj wished the ambassadors success in their future endeavors and good health, reports the Press Briefing Center of the President’s Office.
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