Friday, April 25, 2014

Mongolia Brief April 24, 2014 Part II



R.Amarjargal MP attends Institute Fund Summit 2014 Asia
Ulaanbaatar, April 24 (MONTSAME) A former Prime Minister R.Amarjargal MP delivered a keynote speech at the Institute Fund Summit 2014 Asia  held April 22-23 at the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong.

As a honored guest at the event, Mr Amarjargal took part in discussions concerning investment opportunities and challenges, and also made the closing remarks at the summit. He informed that Mongolian parliament has passed some vital legal documents including the new law on investment, the laws on investment fund and on securities, and then urged the biggest investors at the summit to make investments to Mongolia.
The participants considered at the summit investment opportunities and challenges for Asia, studying direct investments, working out policies and protecting investments as well as investors.
Co-founded by Michael Maduell and Carl Linaburg, the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWI) has been created to provide information, intelligence, and analysis on sovereign wealth funds, public pensions, central banks, superannuation funds and other long-term public investors. In addition, the institute was developed to provide unbiased information and intelligence to an opaque market. They host global forums and summits for asset owners such as sovereign wealth funds, pensions, superannuation funds and central banks.
It is a global organization designed to study sovereign wealth funds and other long-term governmental investors in the areas of investing, asset allocation, risk, governance, economics, policy, trade, and other relevant issues.


University of Agriculture to host int’l conference
Ulaanbaatar, April 24 (MONTSAME) A foreign language center of the School of Natural Sciences at the Mongolian University of Agriculture (MUA) will organize an international scientific conference on April 28.
With a theme “Ways of motivating students to learn foreign language”, the forthcoming conference is expected to bring together some 50 scholars and scientists from five countries Russia, China, USA, Japan and South Korea. Moreover, teachers and scientists from the Mongolia’s University of Humanities, the Mongolian University of Science and Technology and “Orkhon” private university will participate in the conference.
Main objectives of the event are to strengthen learning environment for foreign languages, improving skills of young scholars and to stimulate students for studying foreign languages.   


Mongolian wrestlers capture medals at Asian Wrestling Championships
Ulaanbaatar, April 24 (MONTSAME) Freestyle wrestlers of the Mongolian national selected team are successfully competing in the 2014 Asian Wrestling Championships running in Astana, Kazakhstan.
On the first day of the competitions kicked off Wednesday, international masters of sports D.Tsogtbaatar and N.Zolboo won silver medals in the men’s 57 kg and 125 kg weight categories, respectively. A sports master B.Shoovdor also grabbed a silver medal in the women’s 58 kg contest. This is the 20th silver medal won by Mongolian women at Asian Championships.
Other two wrestlers B.Batmagnai (men’s 65 kg) and O.Uitumen (86 kg) won bronze medals.
On Thursday, P.Onorbat (men’s 74 kg), D.Khuderbulga (men’s 96 kg) and E.Narangerel (women’s 48 kg) will compete for gold medals. Another Mongolian N.Lhamgarmaa (women’s 61 kg) will fight for a bronze medal against her South Korean rival.       

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