Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/ Mongolian judokas grabbed two silver, two bronze medals and three other judokes took 5th places in the Tashkent Judo Grand Prix tournament which was held October 4-6 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Mongolian medical doctors and specialists diagnosed former President N.Enkhbayar"s mysterious illness as cytolysis. The former President has been suffering dramatic weight loss, fatigue and other health problems after 10 days on a dry hunger strike opposing his arrest and charges for corruption and power abuse in May 2012.
The nearly complete 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Bataar fossil skeleton has been on display in showcase to the public since it was returned to Mongolia in May 2013. The fossil that is believed to have been excavated in the Gobi desert had a long journey through a high profile legal battle from the time it was smuggled out of Mongolia.
The opening ceremony for the first film festival named after Ulaanbaatar City began with “Light Bay Colt” by young Mongolian director, Ch.Khoroldorj on Sunday. For the week of the Ulaanbaatar Film Festival numerous best films will be available for free to Mongolian movie fans at Tengis movie theatre between 4th and 9th October in an effort to boost cooperation between international movie makers and for enjoyment.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A regular cabinet meeting ran Saturday discussed results of the official visit of the Belarusian Prime Minister M.V.Myasnikovich paid to Mongolia on September 3-5, 2013, and then ordered the Minister of Foreign Affairs to submit the matter to the National Security Council (NSC).
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its regular meeting held last Saturday, the cabinet discussed a Mongolia-Turkey intergovernmental agreement on mutual travelling of citizens, and then decided to consult it with related Standing committee of parliament.