Saturday, October 18, 2014

Mongolia Brief October 16, 2014 Part III



Several officials freed from Ministers' posts
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, October 16 (MONTSAME) Parliament session on October 16 discussed draft resolution on freeing some officials from posts of cabinet members and voted on each of the Ministers.

Mongolia Brief October 16, 2014 Part II



US Generals Visit Ministry of Defense
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, October 16 (MONTSAME) The State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense Major-General Z.Boldbaatar received on Wednesday 15 Generals and other high military officials from the USA.

Mongolia Brief October 16, 2014 Part I



Mongolian General in Command of UNMISS Operations
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, October 16 (MONTSAME) Department for Peacekeeping operations of the UN made a decision on September 26 to appoint Brigadier General and head of the department of policy planning in the Ministry of Defense of Mongolia Mr D.Bayarsaikhan as the Regional commander for Northern International troops. He is to leave Mongolia October 19 to receive his office at the location.

Mongolia Brief October 15, 2014 Part III



President’s advisor meets founder of TI
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, October 15 (MONTSAME) An advisor to the President on human rights and legal policy Ch.Onorbayar Wednesday received Mr Peter Eigen, the founder of the Transparency International NGO.

Mongolia Brief October 15, 2014 Part II



Names of New Three Ministers Promoted to Speaker of Parliament of Mongolia
October 15 (infomongolia.com) Today on October 15, 2014, Minister of the Cabinet Office of the Government of Mongolia, MP Ch.Saikhanbileg presented a draft bill on "Appointing New Members of the Cabinet, Dismissing Incumbent Ministers" to the Speaker of the State Great Khural (Parliament) Z.Enkhbold.

Mongolia Brief October 15, 2014 Part I



President of Mongolia Starts Official Visit to Austria
October 15 (infomongolia.com) On October 14, 2014, the President of Mongolia Tsakhia ELBEGDORJ and accompanying delegation arrived in Vienna, the Republic of Austria for a two-day official visit.

Mongolia Brief October 14, 2014 Part III



DBM about Great Construction Works
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, October 14 (MONTSAME) The Development Bank of Mongolia (DBM) is financing 23 packages of projects costing MNT 2.5 trillion in the spheres of energy, construction, housing, auto roads, infrastructure and light industry.

Mongolia Brief October 14, 2014 Part II



Mongolia won 6 medals at the Junior and Youth Sambo World Championship
October 14 (news.mn) Mongolia grabbed six medals at the 2014 Junior and Youth Sambo World Championship that was held in Seoul, South Korea.

Mongolia Brief October 14, 2014 Part I



Draft Amendments to Income Tax Law Submitted to Parliament
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, October 14 (MONTSAME) Draft amendments to the law on"Economic entity income tax" was presented Monday to the Speaker Z.Enkhbold by Ya.Sodbaatar, D.Sarangerel, N.Nomtoibayar and L.Enkh-Amgalan MPs.

Mongolia Brief October 13, 2014 Part II



International Conference to Invest in Five Western Aimags of Mongolia to Gather in Khovd Aimag
October 13 (infomongolia.com) Under the auspices of the Prime Minister, International Conference on Investment in Western Region of Mongolia will take place in Khovd Aimag on October 22-24, 2014.

Mongolia Brief October 13, 2014 Part I



Concept of sport law approved
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, October 12 (MONTSAME) At its regular meeting on Saturday, the cabinet approved a concept of the law on physical education and sport, considering as necessity to alter its some clauses so as to keep a current success of our athletes and develop public sports.

Mongolia Brief October 10, 2014 Part II



UK National Health Services reps meet MPs
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, October 10 (MONTSAME) Member of parliament and chairman of Standing committee on social policy, education, culture and science D.Battsogt together with G.Uyanga and  S.Ganbaatar MPs received on October 9 a delegation headed by Claire Johnston, the director of Candem&Islington NHS Foundation Trust of the UK, on the occasion of the World Mental Health Day (October 10). 

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Mongolia's new Petroleum Law now in effect – key points of its investor-friendly incentives

In the latest effort by the Government of Mongolia (GoM) to increase foreign investment and accelerate economic activity, the  Great Khural, or Parliament, has adopted the Law of Mongolia on Petroleum.

KHOT Announces Award of Road Repair Contract in Darkhan Province, Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2014) -

MIAT Mongolian Airlines extends reach to Singapore and Frankfurt with plans for Bangkok & Delhi

With five aircraft, MIAT Mongolian Airlines is North Asia's smallest flag carrier. Mongolia in recent years has gained attention for double digit economic growth, including having the world's fastest-growing economy in 2011.

SPI cuts Inner Mongolia deal

SPI Solar subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Company, has signed an engineering, procurement and construction agreement with Inner Mongolia Jingzhaolai Energy Company for a 20MW solar project in Wulaichabu City.

Solar Power Inc. to Develop 20-Megawatt Inner Mongolia Project

Solar Power Inc. (SOPW), a renewable-energy developer backed by China’s LDK Solar Co., has agreed to build a solar farm with 20 megawatts of capacity in Inner Mongolia.

Nagaland awaits Amur falcons from Mongolia

Even as the first flock of Amur falcons from Mongolia have reached Pangti village in Wokha district of Nagaland to mark the advent of another migratory season, the scientific community is eagerly awaiting the arrival of ‘Naga’ and ‘Pangti’ — two Amur falcons which were satellite-tagged in Nagaland last year before the Amur falcons started their journey to South Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and head of Forest Force Nagaland, M. Lokeswara Rao told The Hindu that ‘Naga’ and ‘Pangti’ had been tracked in inner Mongolia on Wednesday and the two satellite tagged birds were expected to arrive in Nagaland anytime in October or early November.

Mongolia as the Key to a Russian-South Korean Strategic Partnership

Nestled between Russia and China, Mongolia is a geographically obscure country with the sparsest population density in the world.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

MIAT Mongolian Airlines extends reach to Singapore and Frankfurt with plans for Bangkok & Delhi

With five aircraft, MIAT Mongolian Airlines is North Asia's smallest flag carrier.

Mongolia Brief October 10, 2014 Part I



Former President of Mongolia, N.Enkhbayar Arrives in His Home Country
October 10 (infomongolia.com) The Head of Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) Nambar ENKHBAYAR, who is under treatment in South Korea has arrived in Ulaanbaatar last night on October 09, 2014.

Mongolia Brief October 9, 2014



Mongolia at ASEP Meeting
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, October 9 (MONTSAME) A parliamentarian R.Amarjargal has taken part in the 8th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP) Meeting which was held October 6-7 in Rome, Italy.

Mongolia Brief October 8, 2014



“Transparent Ulaanbaatar” adopts declaration
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, October 8 (MONTSAME) A "Transparent Ulaanbaatar" international anti-corruption forum adopted the "Ulaanbaatar Declaration on anti-corruption" on Tuesday here. 

Mongolia Brief October 7, 2014



DP faction receives report from PM
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, October 7 (MONTSAME) At its regular meeting on Monday, the parliamentary faction of the Democratic Party (DP) received a report from the Prime Minister on implementation of the 100-day programme on intensifying the national economy.

Mongolia Brief October 6, 2014



Mongolia and France to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties in 2015
October 6 (infomongolia.com) At the regular Cabinet meeting held on October 04, 2014, it was approved members of organizational committee to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the French Republic marking in 2015.

Mongolia Brief October 3, 2014



Ulaanbaatar Mayor meets with Mayor of Moscow
October 3 (news.mn) The Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar E.Bat-Uul met Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin.

Mongolia Brief October 2, 2014



Leaders of Mongolian Government Place Flowers to Zorig Memorial
October 2 (infomongolia.com) On October 02, 2014, family members, friends and state representatives led by President Ts.Elbegdorj, Speaker of the Parliament Z.Enkhbold and Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag have placed flowers to the monument of S.Zorig.

Mongolia Brief October 1, 2014



Mayor of Ulaanbaatar Visits London to Broaden Cooperation
October 1 (infomongolia.com) Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, Mr. Erdene BAT-UUL is conducting working visits to London and Moscow cities from September 24 to October 06, 2014.

Mongolia Brief September 30, 2014



Our President Invited to Turkmenistan
By B. Amarsaikhan
Ulaanbaatar, September 30 (MONTSAME) The Foreign Minister L.Bold met with his counterparts from Portugal and Turkmenistan on September 29 in New York.

Mongolia Brief September 29, 2014



Advisor to President Meets Reps of Czech Chamber of Commerce
By B. Khuder
Ulaanbaatar, September 28 (MONTSAME) An advisor to the President on living environment and green development policy L.Erkhembayar Friday received advisors of the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic.