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.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A delegation headed by the Speaker of parliament Z.Enkhbold Sunday left for Switzerland to participate in the 129th assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to run on October 7-9 in Geneva.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On Saturday, foremost students from state-owned and private universities and institutes were awarded the scholarships named after the Prime Minister for their success and achievements in studying, arts and sport fields.
Shareholders of the massive Oyu Tolgoi deposit met for talks over disputes between parties in London. The three board members of Oyu Tolgoi LLC representing the Mongolian Government, holder of 34 percent of the project, and the project developer Rio Tinto, holder of 66 percent stake in the mine, had challenging talks between 23rd and 27th September with little progress. The talks were delayed to continue the negotiation in Ulaanbaatar in October.
The APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) that is ongoing in Bali, Indonesia, from October 4-8, 2013 is attended by ministers from the 21 member countries. Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Mr. L.Bold is attending APEC Ministerial Meeting at the invitation of the Government of Indonesia which is holding APEC Chairmanship. This is the first time when Mongolia is invited to an APEC high-level meeting since it has submitted its official request for membership in APEC in 1993. Hereby the presentation addressed by Mr. Bold Luvsanvandan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia
Indonesia has issued fresh support for Mongolia’s proposal to become the 22nd member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum amid few signs that the proposal will reach consensus in the coming years.
Mongolia aims to show its relationship with foreign investors has reached a “turning point” by progressing on development of two of the country’s largest mines, Cabinet Secretary Saikhanbileg Chimed said.