The President of Mongolia has been participating in the the 46th World Economic Forum (WEF), which was held from 19th-23rd January in Davos. We, therefore, asked the director of the Multilateral Cooperation Authority at Ministry of Foreign Affiars, O.Gerelmaa, if she could explain about Mongolian participation in the WEF.
-What issues were solved during the WEF?
– On 19th January, the first day in Davos, the President held an official meeting with the founder of WEF, and discussed bi-lateral cooperation issues. For example, one topic which was discussed was about organizing an East Asian Forum to be held in Mongolia.
-How did the President express Mongolia’s position during the Forum?
– The President expressed Mongolia’s position during the special discussion meetings about world water and mining which were held on 21st January. On 22nd January, the President attended a discussion about the World Economy in 2016 with other world leaders. Also, during the WEF, the President met the Secretary General of the UN, the director of UN-Development Programm, the President of the International Monetary Fund, the President of World Bank and the President of Red Cross Society. Furthermore, the President had held discussions with the Presidents of Switzerland, Germany, Lithuania, Azerbaijan and Estonia. In addition a Mongolian culture event entiled “Mongolian Night” was held on 22nd January.