Dornogobi /MONTSAME/ Although Zamyn-Uud border checkpoint has been closed due to the imported cases of coronavirus infection recorded in the country, works to repatriate 34 Mongolian nationals, who made requests to return to their homeland from the People’s Republic of China, have been successfully organized on March 25 in Zamyn-Uud […]

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Around 40 employees of the Save the Children Japan (SCJ) Mongolia Office raised MNT 1.5 million to support the national efforts against COVID-19. On March 25, representatives of the organization presented the donation to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). At the hand-over event, First Deputy Head of […]

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On March 18, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today announced a $6.5 billion initial package to address the immediate needs of its developing member countries (DMCs) as they respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “This pandemic has become a major global crisis. It requires forceful action at national, […]

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On March 25, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued an address to the people of Mongolia, in which he expressed his concerns over the economic and business impacts of the coronavirus pandemic in the country. “Our nation must be prepared to deal with the imminent crisis due to the […]

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. According to the Mongolian Taxation Administration, VAT refunds will be issued to citizens quarterly beginning from this year. It is planned to transfer the refunds of the first quarter to the citizens’ bank accounts in April, –the second quarter’s in July, –the third quarter’s in October and  –the fourth […]

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. A regular spring session of the Mongolian Parliament will open on April 6, under the relevant law. In the wake of fast-spreading Covid-19 globally and Mongolia’s heightened state of readiness, Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar made a decision to organize its plenaries of the spring session by using video-conferencing and virtual […]

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On March 26, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar held a meeting with U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Klecheski, British Ambassador Philip Malone, Australian Ambassador Dave Vosen, and Canadian Ambassador Catherine Ivkoff. At the meeting, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar informed the ambassadors of the COVID-19 situation in Mongolia, ongoing government measures, State […]

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On March 26, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Mongolia Resident Mission announced that the ADB today approved a $1 million grant to support the Mongolian government’s fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The grant, from the Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund, will fund the immediate purchase of key […]

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Enkhtuvshin received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Mongolia Chai Wenrui and the President of PetroChina Daqing Tamsag LLC Jiang Hongfu yesterday. The Ambassador congratulated Mongolia on being one of the few countries where the spread of COVID-19 […]