Sunday, December 21, 2014

Mongolia Brief December 19, 2014 Part III



Minister of Roads and Transportation Meets Ambassador of
Japan to Mongolia
December 19 (infomongolia.com) On December 18, 2014, Minister of Roads and Transportation Mr. Namkhai TUMURKHUU received in his office the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Mr. Takenori Shimizu.

Mongolia Brief December 19, 2014 Part II



Ambassador of Mongolia to Vatican City State, V.Purevdorj
Presents Credentials to Sovereign of State, His Holiness
Pope Francis
December 19 (infomongolia.com) On December 18, 2014, a non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to Vatican City State, Mr. Vaanchig PUREVDORJ has presented a Letter of Credence to the Sovereign of State, His Holiness Pope Francis.

Mongolia Brief December 19, 2014 Part I



Three Key Drafts Approved
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, December 19 (MONTSAME) Parliament passed on December 18 the 2014 budget clarification draft law and related to it draft amendments to the laws on budgets of Human Development Fund and Social Insurance Fund, with 83.3 percent approval vote.

Mongolia Brief December 18, 2014



Location Arranged for New Hospital
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, December 18 (MONTSAME) The cabinet meeting on December 17 discussed again an issue of establishing a new hospital for children with 150 beds. A decision was made that the hospital will occupy a Government Building No.13, the former building of Ministry of Road and Transport.

Mongolia Brief December 17, 2014



Russian national bestowed Mongolia's Polar Star
December 17 (news.mn) In accordance with a Presidential decree, Russian national Anatoly Ivanovic Matern was awarded the Order of the Polar Star for his contribution to bilateral friendly relations between Mongolia and Russia, particularly in education in Mongolia, on Tuesday.

Mongolia Brief December 16, 2014



"Reducing Hep-C in Mongolia" Program Draft Submitted
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, December 16 (MONTSAME) Health and sports Minister G.Shiilegdamba received on December 16 a draft of the "National program on reducing incidence of hepatitis C in Mongolia" from his Vice J.Amarsanaa. 

Mongolia Brief December 15, 2014



Ch.Saikhanbileg Meets Russian Deputy PM
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, December 14 (MONTSAME) The Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg received Friday Mr Yu.P.Trutnev, the Deputy Premier and Presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia.

Mongolia Brief December 12, 2014



Zanabazar's rare Shyama Tara sold for 4.3 million USD
December 12 (news.mn) An invaluable artwork by Undur Gegeen Zanabazar in the 17th century, a rare bronze figure of Buddhist goddess Shyama Tara, was sold for 4.3 million USD at a Sotheby's auction in Paris, on December 12th, reports Bloomberg.

Mongolia Brief December 11, 2014



Ulaanbaatar Development Strategy to Be Adopted
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, December 11 (MONTSAME) Department for Economic Development of the capital city held a steering committee meeting on Wednesday to discuss an issuing of the Ulaanbaatar’s economic development strategies.

Mongolia Brief December 10, 2014



All Ministers Appointed
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, December 10 (MONTSAME) At the plenary meeting of the parliamentary session that lasted until 0.50 am on Wednesday, new Ministers for the cabinet for solutions were appointed.

Mongolia Brief December 9, 2014



Standing Committees Back Ministers Candidatures
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, December 9 (MONTSAME) At its meetings on Tuesday, the parliamentary Standing committees on Security and Foreign Policy and on Social Policy, Education, Culture and Science discussed matters on appointing new Ministers proposed by the "Justice" coalition's faction.

Mongolia Brief December 8, 2014



Mongolia-France Intergovernmental Working Group Meeting Approaches
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, December 8 (MONTSAME) The second meeting of this group will run December 8 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Economic Cooperation.

Mongolia Brief December 5, 2014



Structure of New Cabinet Approved
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, December 5 (MONTSAME) A plenary meeting of the parliamentary session on Thursday evening adopted draft laws on a structure of the cabinet, on a composition of the cabinet, and related to them other draft laws and resolutions.

Mongolia Brief December 4, 2014



PM submits draft on government structure
By Ch. Khaliun
December 4 (UB Post) On Wednesday, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg submitted drafts on governmental structure, the new government’s components, an amendment to the law on government, and a Parliamentary resolution on adopting the general structure of state administrative bodies to Speaker Z.Enkhbold for approval.

Mongolia Brief December 3, 2014



Aimag's Delegation Visits Czech Republic and Slovakia
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, December 3 (MONTSAME) A delegation led by Mr S.Od-Erdene, the governor of Dundgobi aimag, and Mr S.Budjav, the head of the Citizens’ Representative Khural of the aimag paid a working visits to the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic on November 27-December 2 with aims to establish brotherhood friendly ties with some states and cities of these countries.

Mongolia Brief December 2, 2014



P.Tsagaan Meets Founder of Oxford Business Group
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, December 2 (MONTRSAME) Head of the Presidential Office Mr P.Tsagaan Monday received Andrew Jeffreys, a founder and chief executive officer of the Oxford Business Group (OBG).

Mongolia Brief December 1, 2014



Mongolian Ambassador Contributes to Recollection of Cultural Heritage
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, December 1 (MONTSAME) The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Russian Federation Mr Sh.Altangerel and a head of the Russian Republic of Kalmykia Aleksei Orlov have made personal contributions to a fund-raising called "Heritage".

Mongolia Brief November 28, 2014



P.Tsagaan Participates in Int’l Conference and Business Forum
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, November 28 (MONTSAME) Head of the Presidential Office P.Tsagaan took part in international conference themed “Eurasia week–improving the competitiveness of Eurasian region”, organized by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) November 24-27 in Paris of France.

Mongolia Brief November 27, 2014



Turkish Defense Attaché Visits
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, November 27 (MONTSAME) Concurrent to Mongolia, the Turkish defense attache to China Colonel Ayhan Erhan is paying visit to Mongolia November 25-28.

Mongolia Brief November 26, 2014



Negotiation talks to form the new government in progress
November 26 (news.mn) The DP caucus in parliament has created a task force of 6 members in charge of negotiating with political parties and coalitions in parliament on the formation of the new government, and appointed MP M.Batchimeg as head of the task force.

Mongolia Brief November 25, 2014



Mongolia-Finland Business Forum Runs
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, November 25 (MONTSAME) A Mongolia-Finland business forum took place on November 19 in Tampere, Finland.

Mongolia Brief November 24, 2014



State budget for 2014 to be altered
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, November 23 (MONTSAME) At the cabinet meeting--the very first one after the new Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg was elected on Friday--amendments were discussed to the law on 2014 state budget.

Mongolia Brief November 21, 2014



Parliament Ratifies Nomination for Prime Minister of Mongolia as Chimed Saikhanbileg
November 21 (infomongolia.com) Despite of unsuccessful negotiation with its opposition political force (MPP), the Democratic Party continues to promote a winning-candidate Ch.Saikhanbileg for the Prime Minister of Mongolia.

Mongolia Brief November 20, 2014



Mongolia at "Beijing+20" Conference on Gender Equality
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, November 20 (MONTSAME) A delegation led by the Secretary of the Ministry of Population Development and Social Welfare B.Otgonjargal is participating in the Asian and Pacific Conference on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment-Beijing+20.

Mongolia Brief November 19, 2014



MPs Visit Russian Buryatia
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, November 19 (MONTSAME) Members of the State Great Khural (parliament) L.Bold, D.Ganbat and Ts.Arvin have paid a visit to the Buryatia Republic of the Russian Federation, the gogo.mn website said Wednesday.

Mongolia Brief November 18, 2014



Acting PM Receives Vice FM of Vietnam
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, November 18 (MONTSAME) Acting Prime Minister and Deputy PM D.Terbishdagva received Monday a delegation led by the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Mr Dong Minh Hoi.

Mongolia Brief November 17, 2014



President Meets Participants of “New Leader in Politics”
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, November 17 (MONTSAME) The President Ts.Elbegdorj met with the participants of the target project “New Leader in Politics” on November 14 to answer their questions in the UBS TV's live show.

Mongolia Brief November 14, 2014



About "Politics of Green Development and Financial System" Meeting
By N. Khaliun
Ulaanbaatar, November 14 (MONTSAME) This theme was a focus at a breakfast at the Ministry of Environment and Green Development on November 11, arranged by the organization's head S.Oyun.

Mongolia Brief November 13, 2014



Main Guidelines of Monetary Policy 2015 Approved
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, November 13 (MONTSAME) A plenary meeting of parliament ran on November 13 a final discussion of a parliamentary draft resolution on enacting the main guidelines of the state monetary policy of 2015 and approved them with a majority.

Mongolia Brief November 12, 2014



President returns home from Beijing
November 12 (news.mn) President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj arrived home Tuesday after attending the Dialogue on Strengthening Connectivity Partnership at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing, China, upon the invitation of China's leader Xi Jinping,.