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Former Spymaster detained

B.Khurts, former director of Mongolian’s General Intelligence Agency has been detained by the Criminal Police Department over the ‘torture to confess’ case. He was taken to the 461st Detention Centre last night, where he remains in custody.

On 18 April, the

Mongolian Ministry proposes to delay fuel tax increase

The Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industries of Mongolia has proposed to the Cabinet to delay the increase of fuel import tax. The proposal aims to stabilize fuel supply and retail prices; it also intends to decrease the tax increase agreed by between the Finance Ministry and IMF team.

New ambassadors present credentials to Mongolian President

Newly accredited Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines Jose Santiago Romana and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Azamat Usenov presented letters of credence to the President of Mongolia, Mr Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Wednesday.

Yakamel launches unique Mongolian yak wool socks

Made from the wool of Mongolian yaks and highly durable, each pair of Yakamel socks is created with a sole that’s slightly thicker for additional warmth and cushioning. The socks are 90 percent yak wool, with 6 percent spandex and 4 percent viscose to ensure a snug and secure fit.

D.Gerel to head Mongolian Intelligence Service

Former spy chief D.Gerel is to return as the new director of Mongolia’s Central Intelligence Service (CIS). The new appointment was made following a meeting of the Cabinet earlier today (1 November).

Mongolia’s ‘Cardiff Singer’ to sing in Tosca

The National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia is to perform Tosca Puccini’s opera ‘Tosca’ on 5 November. D.Bayasgalan from the Sofie Theatre of Belarus, M.Pirogov from Buryatia and Mongolian singer E.Amartuvshin will sing the three acts of the opera.

“Doing Business in Mongolia’s strengthening economy”

Governments in 119 economies carried out 264 business reforms in the past year to create jobs, attract investment and become more competitive, says the World Bank Group’s latest Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs report, which monitors the ease of doing business for small and medium enterprises around the world.

Qatar ready to invest in Mongolia

Sultan bin Salmeen al-Mansouri, Non-Resident Ambassador of Qatar to Mongolia has said that Qatar is willing to invest in Mongolia during a meeting with Mongolian Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh.