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MIAT Mongolian Airlines

16 dinosaur fossils were brought to Mongolia from US

16 fossils from 6 types of dinosaurs were brought from USA to Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar in February 16, 2024. According to the Law on the Protection of Cultural Heritage, those findings were handed over to the relevant organizations. Among those findings, there is a fossil of Alioramus dinosaur from Tyrannosauridae clan. That fossil is found…

Mongolia to open Embassy in Tashkent

The draft resolution on the opening of an Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, was discussed and approved at the plenary session of the Mongolian Parliament on 12 January. Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg presented the draft resolution. According to the “2020-2024 Action Program of the Government of Mongolia”, Mongolia will actively work to develop mutually beneficial…

Mongolia and Russia discuss petroleum product, electricity supplies

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak discussed sending an uninterrupted supply of petroleum products to Mongolia through the end of this year with Mongolia’s Energy Minister, B.Choijilsuren, which would include continuation through Q1 2024, and the possibility of concluding an intergovernmental agreement for the further supply and transportation of petroleum products to the country, and…

Mongolia to conduct direct flights to Kuwait

The 3rd political consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait were held online on December 5. During the meeting, the parties assessed the current state of relations between the two countries and discussed the short- and medium-term goals. The sides agreed to sign Intergovernmental Agreement on…

Malaysian ex-cop who murdered Mongolian model released from detention

The father of murdered Mongolian model and translator Altantuya Shaariibuu has cried foul over the release of former Malaysian policeman Sirul Azhar Umar from a detention centre by the Australian government. Mongolian film professor Shaariibuu Setev’s reaction came about a week after the Australian immigration’s decision to release Sirul and 86 other detainees, following a High…

Mongolia to provide Cuba with aid due to natural disasters

Mongolian Foreign Minister B. Battsetseg assured that her country will provide humanitarian aid to the Cuban people, due to the economic difficulties caused by natural disasters. The statement was made by Minister of the Mongolian foreign minister to Cuban ambassador in Ulaanbaatar Jorge Ferrer, during a meeting held in a fraternal and friendly atmosphere, according…

Mongolia and Vietnam sign agreements on mutual visa exemption

Mongolia and Vietnam have signed several cooperation agreements. The agreements on mutual visa exemption for officials and citizens, combating transnational drug-related crime, cooperation on strategic research, and ensuring the stability of white rice trade, were signed in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi in the presence of Mongolian President U.Khurelsukh and his Vietnamese counterpart Vo Van Thuong.…

A Shared Future: Bringing China and Mongolia Together

This year marks the 10th anniversary of President Xi Jinping’s proposal of building a community with a shared future for mankind. China recently released the white paper A Global Community of Shared Future: China’s Proposals and Actions, which elaborates on the connotation and best practices of the concept and allows people from all walks of…

Mongolia opens honorary consulate in Phuket, boosting ties

Phuket marked a significant milestone as Mongolia inaugurated its honorary consulate on the island, coinciding with the 49th anniversary of its diplomatic ties with Thailand last week. The consulate’s office is located at the Gig Hotel on Soi Bangla in the Patong district. The opening ceremony saw the attendance of key figures including A.Tumur , Mongolia’s ambassador to Thailand, Nutthaphong Phathakiatpaisan, Mongolia’s…

MIAT to operate direct flights to Australia

The MIAT Mongolian airlines will opearte direct flights to Australia. The Ministry of Roads and Transport Development said that they are working on an OPEN SKY agreement with Australia, which is one of the countries with the largest number of Mongolian citizens. Direct flights from Mongolia to the USA will become possible from the second…