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861st anniversary of the birth of Chinggis Khaan celebrated

Yesterday (14 November), Mongolia celebrates the 861st anniversary of the birth of Chinggis Khaan and the Day of National Pride of the Mongols. The day was officially announced as National Pride Day by the former President of Mongolia in 2012.

The

Mongolia is the world’s most ‘socially connected’ place

So if you’re feeling a bit … disconnected from your fellow humans, you might consider taking a few tips from Mongolians.

In a new Gallup report for The Global State of Social Connections, people in 142 countries were asked to rate their

Total of 62.9 million seedlings and saplings planted in Mongolia

As part of the “One Billion Trees” movement, some 41.5 million trees had been planted by October 2023, stated B.Oyunsanaa, Director-General of the Forestry Agency of the Government of Mongolia.

In the fall of 2023, 2,230 hectares of Haloxylon forest were

Over 142 thousand households own 80 million head of livestock

A total of 80 million head of livestock in Mongolia, owned by 142,500 households, is going to winter throughout the country in 2023-2024, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry.

Livestock population has registered a rapid growth in recent years.

Mongolia bans motorcycle until spring

Several Mongolian provinces have banned the movement of motorcycle until next spring amid the harsh weather conditions.

Provinces such as Bayan-Ulgii, Govi-Altai and Bayankhongor in the west, Dundgovi and Dornogovi in the south, as well as Bulgan in the north imposed

The Gandantegchilen appoints new Khamba Lama

The  Gandantegchilen, the principal Buddhist monastery in Mongolia has appointed Geshe Jetsun Dorji as it’s Khamba Lama. He becomes the Mongolia’s highest-ranking Buddhist leader

The transition of the Khamba Lama role is a significant event for Mongolia, marking the strength and

Mongolia hit by heavy snow

As for today (8 November), nearly 60 percent of the Mongolian territory has been covered after heavy snow hit the country, said the National Emergency Management Agency.

“Around 60 of the country’s territory has so far been covered by snow. Our