Mongolian Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar has visited Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California at the invitation of the company. Mr. D.Tsogtbaatar has held a meeting with Facebook administrative officials including Global Head of Public Policy Programmes Victoria Grand, Head of Public Policy for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mongolia George Chen, Senior Manager for Political and Government Affairs Sharon Yao.
The sides exchanged views on a wide range of topics including developing digital diplomatic relations, promoting Mongolia through social media and conducting various training activities.
Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar expressed his interest in cooperating in developing country branding, implementing beneficial projects and programmes for users, establishing the first e-embassy and electronic trade representative office. Furthermore, they exchanged views on Facebook’s potential in strengthening friendly relations between the countries and promoting peace in the world.
Facebook Global Head of Public Policy Programmes Victoria Grand expressed her interest to implement the training program, that has reached 100,000 women from 17 countries, in Mongolia from 2019.
In addition, Minister D.Tsogtbaatar met and held talks with Mongolian engineers and IT staff, working at the Facebook Headquarters.