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SME Fund scandal: was Mongolian PM involved?

The ‘Nekhuul’ movement has made a complaint to the Independent Agency against Anti-corruption to investigate U.Khurelsukh, Prime Minister of Mongolia. The request was filed earlier today (20 March). ‘Nekhuul’ is a Mongolian word meaning demanding.

L.Altansukh, leader of the movement said

Biggest Mongolian Library to open soon

Mongolia’s biggest and most modern library will officially open on 5th of October. Situated at the National University of Mongolia (NUM), the library is not just for students, but is open to everyone who loves books.

O.Khangai announced as Mongolia’s ‘State Hawk’

Wrestling is one of Mongolia’s traditional sports along with horse racing and archery. The country’s leading wrestler is known as the “State Hawk”; this is the title currently held by O.Khangai in the traditional wrestling rankings which have been released by the Mongolian Wrestling Federation.

Former Mongolian President speaks at climate forum

Former Mongolian President Ts. Elbegdorj made a speech at the climate forum, earlier today, 3rd of October. The event, entitled ‘Mongolia’s contribution to decrease world climate change’ has been taking place at the Continental Hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

Mongolian dinosaurs on show in Western Australia

Therizinosaurus is joined by 22 other dinosaurs in this digitally augmented exhibition. Mikael Siversson is Curator of Palaeontology at the Western Australia Museum in Perth. The exhibition also has plenty of Mongolian dinosaurs.

Mongolian-Russian cooperation forum

A Mongolian-Russian cooperation forum starts on 3rd of October in Ulaanbaatar. The event aims at realising the proposals made from the previous forum held last year in Novosibirsk, and expanding bilateral cooperation between the two neighbours.

Mongolian President urges to form Cabinet

Today, (2nd of October), the State Great Khural (parliament) of Mongolia commenced its autumn plenary session with President Kh.Battulga in attendance. In his speech at the opening ceremony, the president urged parliament to form the new cabinet immediately and to begin working.

South Korea to consider visa-free agreement with Mongolia

South Korea’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Mongolia, Mr. U Sung, in an interview to ‘Zuunii medee’ newspaper, said: ‘South Korea will consider a visa-free agreement with Mongolia if the numbers of Mongolian illegal residents decreases’.

NDC Partnership Forum in Mongolia

The Mongolian Ministry of Environment and Tourism is to host an NDC Partnership Forum in Ulaanbaatar on 3rd and 4th of October. The Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) were one of the key outputs of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. The event is being co-organized with the NDC Partnership Support Unit.

Mongolian companies lose USD 78 thousand in Erenhot

Mongolia & China Expo 2017, has been held in Hohhot, the capital of the Chinese Province of Inner Mongolia from 26th of September to 2nd of October. Whilst very successful in many respects, the Expo has proved a disaster for some Mongolian companies.