Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mongolia Brief June 23, 2014 Part II

Deputy PM about Naadam preparation

Ulaanbaatar, June 23 (MONTSAME) At the "Hours of Construction" meeting on Monday, the Deputy Prime Minister D.Terbishdagva informed journalists about the preparation for the Naadam festival (July 11-13).

Within a continuing reconstruction of the festival's horse-racing area "Khui Doloon Khudag", a Mongol Naadam center’, parking for 500 vehicles will be built, along with added WCs and sidewalks, he said. During the festival, a rail bus will carry passengers from the Amgalan station to Davaa station near the horse-race area and vice versa five times a day, and Mongolia-made eco-buses will take commuters from Davaa station to the race arena.
Another great reconstruction will take place in the Central stadium, where the opening and closing ceremonies and main two events of traditional wrestling and archery are held. Seats in the stadium will be fully replaced this year, the installation will begin Tuesday, he explained.
This year, cultural and entertainment events lining up with the festival will be organized with greater enthusiasm, he promised.

N.Korean tourism delegation visits

Ulaanbaatar, June 23 (MONTSAME) A North Korean delegation led by vice Director-General of the National Tourism Administration Mun Tae Gil are paying a working visit to Mongolia these days.
After arriving in Ulaanbaatar on June 20, the delegation attended a workshop themed "Mongolia’s tourism development tendency and policies".
Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ts.Oyungerel received Monday the delegation to share opinions on enhancing a joint works in the tourism. The meeting was followed by a meeting of the N.Koreans with Deputy Foreign Minister D.Gankhuyag.
Making trips to main tourist destinations of our country, the delegation will introduce their tourism investment policies to the Mongolian private sector, and will visit the Finance and Economics Institute to speak about joint staff preparation.
The visit follows a state visit of the President Ts.Elbegdorj to North Korea last year, and aims at getting better perception about the tourism policies of Mongolia, developing a cooperation between the two countries, and experience-sharing on the tourism matters.

Vice Speaker meets with Ms Matviyenko

Ulaanbaatar, June 23 (MONTSAME) With the official visit here, the Chairwoman of the Federal Council of the Russian Federation Ms Valentina Matviyenko received Monday Mr M.Enkhbold, a Vice Speaker of the State Great Khural (parliament) and chairman of the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP).
Mr Enkhbold thanked Ms Matviyenko and accompanying her delegation for visiting Mongolia and underlined that the two countries have been maintaining their friendly relations for a long time.
In turn, Ms Matviyenko hoped that her visit will significantly contribute to fruitfully continuing the bilateral relations and cooperation, and emphasized an importance of activating the economic and business cooperation.
She also said that, as a member of the Board of the “United Russia” leading party at Russian parliament, she attached a great importance to the meeting with the MPP chairman, and added that she will pay great attention to realizing the issues discussed. Then she proposed host a meeting of the two parties' leaders in Moscow.
Present at the meeting was Ms D.Oyunkhorol MP, a deputy chairwoman of the MPP faction. 

Stock exchange news for June 23

Ulaanbaatar, June 23 (MONTSAME) At the Stock Exchange trades held Monday, a total of 249 thousand and 356 shares of 14 JSCs were traded costing MNT 62 million 689 thousand and 760.00.
"Silikat” /246 thousand and 121 units/, "Hermes center" /1,467 units/, "Genco tour bureau” /772 units/, "E-trans logistics" /345 units/ and "Aduunchuluun” /250 units/ were the most actively traded in terms of trading volume, in terms of trading value--"Silikat” (MNT 55 million 377 thousand and 225), "Suu" (MNT four million and 116 thousand), "Talkh chikher” (MNT one million 306 thousand and 230), "Darkhan nekhii” (MNT 722 thousand and 200) and "Aduunchuluun” (MNT 443 thousand and 645).
The total market capitalization was set at MNT one trillion 550 billion 157 million 875 thousand and 488. The Index of Top-20 JSCs was 15,333.37, decreasing by MNT 87.58 or 0.57% against the previous day.

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