MONTSAME Daily News

PRESIDENT KH.BATTULGA TO GIVE LIVE INTERVIEW TO MNB


UIaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Presi¬dent Kh.Battulga will give his first inter¬view to the media since his election as the fifth President of Mongolia.
Mongolian National Broadcaster will interview the President live on Au¬gust 10, Thursday. The interviewer is A.Burenbaatar, editor at the Mongolian National Broadcaster.
President Kh.Battulga was inaugu¬rated on July 10 following his victory in Mongolia’s first ever second ballot on July 7.
Kh.Aminaa

MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS WORKS IN DORNOD

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ S.Byambatsogt, Minister of Justice and Home Affairs, Tuesday worked in Dornod aimag, and met staffs, hear¬ing views from them.
Some departments at the Minis¬try located in the province are facing problems due to lack of own office. The aimag’s General Office of Intellec¬tual Property and State Registration, Departments of archive and forensics still don't have buildings. Moreover, the aimag’s Immigration office is working in a university dormitory, the staffs told the Minister. They added that some MNT two billion is required to complete a new building for the aimag’s Office, request¬ing the Minister to resolve the above is¬sues.
In response, the Minister promised that the fund for the building will be placed in the next year’s budget.
B.Khuder

CIVIL AVIATION BODIES OF MONGOLIA AND CHINA TO BOOST COOPERATION

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The number of airways between Mongo¬lia and China will be increased.
Officials of the Civil Aviation Au¬thority of Mongolia led by its Director L.Byambasuren met with Chinese del¬egates led by Wang Zhiqing, Deputy Administrator of Civil Aviation Admin¬istration of China (CAAC) on August 8, Tuesday to sign a memorandum of cooperation which enforces the coop¬eration between the two bodies in three areas.
In particular, the memorandum en¬ables expansion of bilateral technical cooperation, increase of the number of airways connecting the two countries, and facilitation of a mechanism for con¬sistent bilateral cooperation.
During the meeting, Director L.Byambasuren underlined the impor¬tance of close aviation cooperation be-tween neighboring countries, express¬ing the significance he attaches to the meeting. “Increase of airways between Mongolia and China will help reduce in¬ternational air traffic overload”, he said.
He also inquired into the possibil¬ity of training Mongolian aviation pro¬fessionals to work at the new airport in Khushig Valley in China. In return, Deputy Administrator Wang Zhiqing ex¬pressed support for this proposal, say¬ing that the meeting opened a new page in further strengthening the two bodies’ collaboration.
As such, the sides agreed to work to¬gether on training Mongolian pilots, air traffic controllers, engineers and spe¬cialists in China and exchange experi¬ences.
Kh.Aminaa

MONGOLIA PROPOSES TO USE TRANS-SIBERIAN ROUTES

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia has made a proposal to use Trans- Siberian air routes.
On the sidelines of the 54th Confer¬ence of Directors General of Civil Avia¬tion, Asia and Pacific Regions, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia L.Byambasuren met Alexan¬der Neradko, Director of State Civil Avi¬ation Authority of Russia on August 9.
Director General L.Byambasuren expressed Mongolia’s interest in using Russia’s Trans-Siberian routes and en¬gaging China in the biennial Mongolia- Russia aviation search and rescue ex¬ercise.
For his part, Director Alexander Neradko wished success for the inter¬national conference, and said that it was possible to work on the above issues of concern.
Kh.Aminaa

MCAA DIRECTOR GENERAL MEETS JAPANESE DELEGATES

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mon¬golia and Japan expressed mutual interest to cooperate on the manage¬ment of Mongolia's new airport in Khushig Valley.
On the sidelines of the 54th Confer¬ence of Directors General of Civil Avia¬tion, Asia and Pacific Regions, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia L.Byambasuren met with Jap¬anese delegation led by Shuji Takahara, deputy chief of the Civil Aviation Bureau of Japan on August 9.
During the meeting, sides expressed interests in cooperating on the manage¬ment and human resource training of the New Ulaanbaatar International Air¬port (NUBIA).
One of the main sectors of coop¬eration between Mongolia and Japan is transport. The New Ulaanbaatar In¬ternational Airport is the biggest invest¬ment made in Mongolia’s civil aviation sector by the Japanese Government.
Director General L.Byambasuren said that Mongolia was making efforts to put the airport into operation as soon as possible.
Kh.Aminaa

MONGOLIA TO LEARN EXPERIENCE OF CHANGI AIRPORT

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A new international airport will be com¬missioned next year, thus Mongo-lia wants to learn experience of the Singaporean Changi International Airport, one of the top airports in the world.
It was said by Mr L.Byambasuren, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia (MCAA) when he met Mr Kevin Shum, his counterpart of Singapore, who is taking part in the Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation, Asia and Pacific Regions (54th DGCA Conference) in Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia also aspires to have con¬sulting service from the Changi airport, to train aviation experts at the Aviation Academy of Singapore and to widen the academic collaboration with the country, Mr Byambasuren added.
The Singaporean side pointed out that the countries are possible to col¬laborate in the issues, and then reached an agreement to cooperate in aviation navigation sphere.
B.Khuder

MCAA FIRST DEPUTY-DIRECTOR MEETS DPRK DELEGATION


Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ B.Altantsom, First Deputy-Director of the Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority (MCAA), received Wednesday a dele¬gation headed by Mr Ri Yong Son, Vice Head of the Civil Aviation Authority of North Korea, who is participating in the 54th DGCA Conference in Ulaanbaatar.
At the meeting, the North Korean side expressed its willingness to up¬grade the 1978 bilateral aviation agree¬ment, to train aviation staffs and experts in Mongolia and to receive technical as¬sistance. Mr Ri Yong Son also said his country aspires to learn a possibility to open a direct flight between Pyongyang and Ulaanbaatar.
B.Khuder

MONGOLIA TO COOP¬ERATE WITH GERMANY IN DEVELOPMENT OF GENERAL AVIATION


Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ First Deputy-Director of the Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority (MCAA) B.Altantsom Wednesday met a delegation headed by Mr Hans de Jong, manager of the Germany’s Air Navigation Authority for East Asian Affairs.
The parties exchanged views on de¬veloping a long-year cooperation. The German delegation is taking part in the Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation, Asia and Pacific Regions (54th DGCA Conference) in Ulaanbaatar.
The sides discussed issues of coop¬erating in organizing workshop on avia¬tion safety, upgrading the system of air navigation, boosting the collaboration of civil and military aviation and develop¬ing the general aviation.
B.Khuder

IATA TO ASSIST MONGOLIA IN HUMAN RESOURCE


Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ B.Altantsom, First Deputy-Director of the Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority (MCAA), Wednesday met with Mr Bao¬jian Zhang, Regional Vice President of the International Air Transportation As¬sociation (IATA), who is participating in the 54th DGCA Conference here.
IATA Vice President said he is pleased with some effective works done by the MCAA, and then agreed to co¬operate in many spheres. He expressed the IATA’s willingness to collaborate in preparing human resources to com¬mission a new international airport in Ulaanbaatar.
B.Khuder

SECOND “FRIENDS OF CANADA” COMMEMORATIVE PIN AWARDED

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Embassy of Canada in Mongolia is holding several events within the frames of 150th anniversary of inde¬pendence of Canada 2017.
Under the name “Friends of Can¬ada”, the second series of events was held on August 9. During the event, Am¬bassador Extraordinary and Plenipoten¬tiary of Canada to Mongolia Ed Jager awarded A.Bilguun, Vice President re¬sponsible for Business Development at Canadian-invested “Erdene Resource Development Corp LLC”, with “Friend of Canada” commemorative pin. The pin was designed specifically for the 150th anniversary of Confederation of Canada and is made using Ammolite, a gem¬stone found in the Rocky Mountains of North America.
After graduating from Saint Mary’s University in Canada, A.Bilguun con¬tributed significantly to the development of Mongolia’s economy and has been a leading employee at Erdene Resource Development Corp LLC. As one of the leading example of the young genera¬tion, A.Bilguun is also the CEO of MIBG securities investment company.
Previously, the former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to Canada G.Batsukh was in¬vited as the first honored guest of “Can¬ada Friends” event.
B.Tugsbilig

DISASTER PROTEC¬TION COURSE MADE COMPULSORY FOR STUDENTS

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A com¬pulsory course titled ‘Basics of Di¬saster protection management’ has been added to the syllabus of Mon¬golian universities and higher educa¬tion institutes.
Following a proposal from the Na¬tional Emergency Management Agen¬cy, the Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports has issued an or¬dinance to teach disaster protection management as a compulsory subject to students starting from the academic year of 2017-2018.
The National Emergency Manage¬ment Agency formulated the complex course on disaster protection knowl¬edge in cooperation with UNDP.
The NEMA proposal was made in the frameworks of Law of Mongolia on Disaster Protection, government policy on disaster protection and National pro¬gram on Disaster risk reduction with public participation.
Kh.Aminaa

UNICEF TO FUND RENOVATION OF FIVE KINDERGARTENS

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ UNI¬CEF’s ‘Schools for Asia’ program will be implemented in Bayanzurkh dis¬trict.
On August 8, Tuesday, the district’s Deputy Governor in charge of Labor and Social Development T.Baysakh met with UNICEF representatives regarding this matter.
In scope of bilateral cooperation, UNICEF will finance the renovation of five kindergartens in Bayanzurkh, the most populous district of the capital city. Specifically, 3rd, 22nd, 63rd, 122nd and 129th kindergartens situated in the district will be renovated with a non-re¬fundable aid from the UNICEF initiative ‘Schools for Asia’.
About 34 thousand kids of preschool age live in Bayanzurkh district, and the district is capable of providing preschool education to 73 percent of them. As such, UNICEF has expressed readiness to cooperate with the district authorities on improving the situation.
Kh.Aminaa

MOST COMMON AND LONGEST MONGOLIAN NAMES REVEALED

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Na¬tional Statistical Office has revealed an interesting statistics on the most common and the longest Mongolian names.
The most common Mongolian names are Bat-Erdene (15,079), Khulan (12,033), Otgonbayar (11,521), Temuu¬len (11,484) and Bilguun (11,165).
The longest Mongolian name is Nominchuluunukhaanzayamunkherd¬eneenkhtuguldur with 41 letters in Mongolian and 45 letters in English al¬phabet. The second longest name is Munkhmainbayarpurevsaikhantunga¬lagsukhgombo with 39 Mongolian let¬ters and 43 English letters.
Kh.Aminaa

MONGOLIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES TO COOP¬ERATE WITH IRKUTSK STATE TECHNICAL UNI¬VERSITY


Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongo¬lian Academy of Sciences established an agreement with Irkutsk State Tech¬nical University to cooperate in the sci¬ence, education and innovation spheres on August 7.
The agreement was signed by D.Regdel, President of MAS, and M.V.Kornyakov, Rector of ISTU.
The sides will be strengthening cre¬ative cooperation between Mongolia and Russia, as well as contribute to sci¬ence and technology development.
B.Tugsbilig

THAI CHILDREN'S BOOK PUBLISHED WITH MONGOLIAN FOLKTALE

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Under the initiative of the Spouses of Heads of Missions (SHOM) in Bangkok, a children’s book entitled “25 Folk¬tales from Around the World” has been published in Thai and English languages with the support and as¬sistance of the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Thailand, YWCA of Bangkok, Thai Beverage Public Com¬pany Limited, SCG Packaging, Cen¬tral Group, Siam Piwat Group, Bang¬kok Bank and Plan for Kids.
The children’s book contains folk¬tales of high educational and moral values from 25 countries including Mon¬golia and beautiful illustrations to the sto¬ries were drawn by children of schools across the Kingdom. All folktales were selected by spouses of heads of mis¬sions accredited in Bangkok and each of the stories will provide a chance for Thai children to explore and understand more about the world around them, as well as to enhance their imagination and creativity. The Mongolian Embassy in Bangkok has provided a famous Mon¬golian folktale “Erkhii Mergen” to include in the book.
Source: Embassy of Mongolia in Bangkok
B.Tugsbilig

EAGLE HUNTRESS AISHOLPAN TO RECEIVE ASIA GAME CHANGER AWARDS

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mon¬golian eagle huntress Aisholpan Nur¬gaiv has been named as one of the laureates of the Asia Game Changer Awards.
On Tuesday, the Asia Society an¬nounced this year's recipients of the Asia Game Changer Awards, which rec¬ognize those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.
Apart from her, this year’s nine hon¬orees include a young woman using rap music to fight a trauma in Afghani¬stan, a trailblazing CEO changing urban life in China, a Hollywood star building bridges between India and the world, and an environmentalist placing his life on the line to stop deforestation in his native country. His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader to the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims, will receive the Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achieve¬ment Award.
The Asia Society wrote about the girl's extraordinary story and The Eagle Huntress documentary based on her life. '"From an early age, I was always interested in being an eagle huntress,” Aisholpan said. “I don’t see any differ¬ences between me and the other boys.”
Aisholpan also had the support of family — particularly her father, Rys, who backed her when other men in her community were critical of her pur¬suit. It also helped that Aisholpan never doubted herself: “At first I was a little bit excited and worried, but I wasn’t afraid,” she said.
Now, Aisholpan says she is happy that her story has inspired girls and women around the world'.
B.Khuder

JAPANESE POP CULTURAL DAYS TO BE HELD

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Embassy of Japan in Mongolia has announced that Japanese Pop Cul¬tural Days will be organized on Au¬gust 12 in the National Amusement Park, Ulaanbaatar.
Organized in collaboration with the Union of Japanese Culture Fans which includes fans of Japanese anime, man¬ga and cosplay, the forthcoming event will see competitions for cosplay, songs, robocon, tourism adve rtisement and karate demonstration. In addition, Japa¬nese professional cosplay artists will show their skills.
B.Khuder




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