Ts.Elbegdorj meets President of Swiss Confederation
|The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj, who has attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, met with the President of Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer and shared opinions on the bilateral cooperation and relationship regarding the direction of democracy and its situation in Mongolia.|
In the beginning of the meeting Swiss President Ueli Maurer said “I didn’t know much about Mongolia twenty years ago. But, now Mongolia is in the center of the world’s attention. Mongolia is really an interesting country with a rich history. I have recently read a book about Mongolia and it was described that Mongolian people are friendly and hospitable”.
Later on the counterparts held expanded talks about civil participation in Mongolia and training of direct democracy.
The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj expressed Mongolia’s interest to cooperate with Switzerland on; infrastructure, agriculture and tourism sectors, especially studying Swiss experience of building roads in the mountain areas.
Also, the two sides exchanged views about collaborating on establishing; milk factories, and studying the Swiss experience of milk processing for application with Mongolian cattle., In Mongolia the majority of the milk consumption is imported from overseas, despite, Mongolia having several times more head of cattle than it’shuman population.
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