n the latest chapter of a dispute between UK-based miner Rio Tinto and the government of Mongolia, the firm has announced that it will cut 1,700 jobs at its Oyu Tolgi plant in Mongolia, as the plant’s $5 billion expansion is put on hold.
The National Blood Donors Day is marked on August 23rd every year. The National Center for blood transfusion and “Сайн үйлс дэлгэрүүлэгч залуус” (Sain Uils Delgeruulegch Zaluus) non-profit organization are jointly organizing a blood donation event for the day this Friday.
The Ambassador of Japan to Mongolia Shimizu Takenori and Sukhbaatar District Governor, D.Badarsan signed an agreement on Grassroots Human Security Grant Aid for a repair project of the 116th school in Ulaanbaatar on Tuesday August 20th in Ulaanbaatar.
The Bayan-Ulgii province Emergency Management Commission declared a risk preparedness procedure in Sagsai and Altai sums due to the spread of foot and mouth disease. The decision was made not to open schools and kindergartens until the risk preparedness procedure is annulled.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Pursuant to a decree of the President, the "Friendship" medal has been bestowed upon Dr Indermohan Narula, an international consultant and project advisor to the Strategic Master Plan Development Initiative at the Ministry of Health.