February 5 (UB
Post) The “Modern Time” joint exhibition by artists J.Shijirbaatar and
N.Nasanbat is on view through February 12, at Mongolian National Art Gallery.
The opening of the exhibition was held on February 5, and the show includes
over 20 pieces by the artists.
Cooperation Programme to Assist Ger-Districts Re-Structuring
February 5 (MONTSAME) A chairman of the Citizens’ Khural of Ulaanbaatar Mr
D.Battulga received Thursday a delegation led by the Singapore Cooperation
Programme manager for the Asia-Pacific Mr Kevin Chong.
"This is not about Mongolia only, global economy slowed down"
(gogo.mn) We interviewed one of the participants
of Young Global Leader program under WEF J.Bayartsetseg, State Secretary at
Ministry of Justice, who was invited to the attend the WEF for the second year.
at Khaan Ger extinguished after ten-hour firefight
By M. Zoljargal
February 5 (UB
Post) A fire broke out at Khaan Ger restaurant on Wednesday afternoon, at
around 3:30 p.m. Firefighters managed to prevent the spread of the fire by 8:30
p.m., and it was fully extinguished after a ten-hour firefight, at 1:49 a.m.
International Master won silver medal from "Winter World Masters
By B. Khuder
(gogo.mn) Mongolian athletes have showed successful result at "Winter
World Masters Game" hosted by Quebec city specially, in marathon skating
category. At the first day, Mongolian marathon skating athletes received six
February 4 (MONTSAME) At the workshop meeting, run by the Cabinet Secretariat
with the localities' authorities, the Prime Minister has given a detailed
information about current economic level, policies and actions taken by the
February 3 (MONTSAME) Boxers of the national selected team left Tuesday for
Hungary to take part in the international “A” class tournament named after
Istvan Bockain to start Wednesday in Derbecen city, Hungary.
Ulaanbaatar International Airport" meets lack of funds
(gogo.mn) New Ulaanbaatar International Airport construction project funds of
soft loan issued in 2008 is to finish in July. Thus, to ensure the
normal construction work flow, additional loan issue needs to be resolved
of United Kingdom to Mongolia Ends His Mission in Country
(infomongolia.com) On February 02, 2015, the President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj
received in his office, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mongolia, Mr.
Christopher Charles Stuart due to end of his mission in the country.
and China Sign Agreement to Construct 2x135 MW Power Plant in Umnugovi Aimag
(infomongolia.com) On January 27, 2015, representatives of Mongolia’s MAK
Energy LLC and China’s Harbin Electric International Company Limited have
signed an agreement to construct 2x135 MW power plant on a turn-key basis at the
site of Gashuun Sukhait coal deposit in Umnugovi Aimag, Mongolia.
January 30 (MONTSAME) Chief of Staff of the President’s Office P.Tsagaan
attended and delivered his remarks at the Mega Project Development Forum which
took place at the Blue Sky Tower on January 29.
agreement signed with heads of agencies
January 29 (MONTSAME) Deputy Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh signed performance
agreement on Wednesday with the heads of six government agencies, included in
his scope of responsibility. It was in light of setting up optimal plans of
activities, thoroughly pursuing the laws and regulations on state services,
conducting state activities fairly without contradiction of interests, and of
determining roles and responsibilities of state budget administrators.
Millionth Citizen of Mongolia Born on January 24, 2015 and Declared Today
(infomongolia.com) On January 28, 2015, the national working group members
comprised of Minister for Population Development and Social Protection
S.Erdene, Minister for Health and Sports G.Shiilegdamba, Advisor to the
President of Mongolia R.Bold, Chairman of National Statistical Office of
Mongolia (NSO) S.Mendsaikhan, Director General of Mongolian National
Broadcaster Ts.Oyundari and Director of the National Authority for Children of
Mongolia I.Narantuya chaired by the Chief of Staff of the President’s Office
P.Tsagaan held its regular meeting and called a press conference regarding the
announcement of birth of the third millionth citizen of Mongolia.
January 25 (MONTSAME) The leader of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj Saturday met with
Professor Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World
Economic Forum (WEF), on the fields of the WEF’s annual meeting, held January
21-24 in Davos of Switzerland.
resolution submitted on establishing diplomatic relations
By B. Khuder
January 23 (MONTSAME) The Minister of Justice D.Dorligjav Friday submitted to
the parliament Speaker Z.Enkhbold a draft resolution on establishing diplomatic
relations with some countries.
January 22 (MONTSAME) In frames of his state visit to the Czech Republic, the
leader of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj made opening remarks at a Mongolia-Czech
business forum which was held Wednesday in Prague.
of Mongolia Meets Prime Minister of Czech Republic
January 21 (infomongolia.com)
On the sidelines of a state visit to the Czech Republic, President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj
received the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Bohuslav Sobotka on January
January 20 (MONTSAME) With a state visit to the Czech Republic, the President
of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj Monday received Mr Milan Stech, the president of the
Czech Senate (upper house of parliament), in Prague.
January 14 (MONTSAME) In a scope of marking of the 23rd anniversary of the
Constitution, the first assembly of the Association of Constitution Authors was
held in the Great Chamber of the State House on January 13. Today, out of the
430 deputies of the People’s Great Khural of 1992, 289 constitution authors are
alive and well.
sector to co-implement “Friendly Ulaanbaatar” program
January 13 (MONTSAME) The Tourism Council of Ulaanbaatar has held its first
meeting. It has been chaired by the Mayor and the Governor of Ulaanbaatar
E.Bat-Uul, and attended by the council members along with representatives of
tour companies, hotels, restaurants, railways and airlines.
January 12 (MONTSAME) The Minister of Construction and Urban Development
D.Tsogtbaatar last week received Mr Robert Schoellhammer, the Permanent
Representative of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to Mongolia.
government will not take out commercial loans anymore'
By B. Khuder
budget for 2015 is being discussed at the plenary session. Since the
debt-ceiling was the main subject of controversy, Prime Minister
Ch.Saikhanbileg said, “If we don’t want to raise our debt ceiling, we will move
to another aid program and increase our debt in other ways. All decisions have
a trade-off. The government cut the budget amendment by 900 billion MNT. If the
State Great Khural thinks that further cuts are possible, there will be
no objections. The government will not take out any more commercial loans. But
there is no guarantee that the private sector will be investing. There are only
two choices: whether to do nothing and increase the debt-ceiling, or do something
and lower it.”
Committee Head Gets Familiarized with Ministries’ Activities
By B. Khuder
January 7 (MONTSAME) Head of the parliamentary Standing committee on economy
J.Batsuuri Tuesday got au fait with the Ministry of Construction and Urban
Development, the Ministry of Road and Transportation.
January 6 (MONTSAME) On the first weekend of 2015, the Minister of Environment,
Green development and Tourism D.Oyunkhorol visited Zavkhan aimag, where she was
born and was elected to parliament for three times. The first leg of the
visit was Otgon soum, located in front of the Otgontenger mountain.
Year’s Greetings to His Nation by President of Mongolia, Ts.Elbegdorj
(infomongolia.com) As customary, Presidents of countries across the world
address to their people with New Year’s Greetings and this time, President of
Mongolia, Mr. Tsakhia ELBEGDORJ delivered a speech from the factory of the
"Erdenet" Mining Corporation, Erdenet City, which was broadcasted
nationwide on the New Year’s Eve.