The Ambassador of Mongolia to the UK, Mr. Bayar Sanjaa presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim.
Emphasizing a significance of the maritime transportation in the economic development of landlocked developing countries like Mongolia, Ambassador Mr. S.Bayar informed of policies and activities carried out by the Government of Mongolia in the water-borne transportation, and introduced ongoing outcomes and challenges in this area, and requested to render a support in providing technical assistance and consultancy assistance for further improvement of national legislations and standards.
Mr. Kitack Lim congratulated the Ambassador on being the Mongolian Permanent Representative to the IMO and committed to take every effort to develop Mongolia – IMO cooperation and to provide technical assistance to Mongolia.
Organized by the Mongolian-British Chamber of Commerce, the Mongolia London Business Forum, the Embassy of Mongolia has been held on 5 April 2017 at Bloomberg Headquarters in London. Over 180 representatives from public, private sectors as well as scholars and researchers have attended the Forum.
Among the presenters were Mr D.Davaasuren, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr Neil Saker, IMF Resident Representative for Mongolia. They have made keynote speeches on the current state of economy and investment environment, government policy and its objectives implemented to improve the investment environment as well as an overview on bilateral co-operation between Mongolia and IMF.
During the Forum, the Chairman of Mongolian-British Chamber of Commerce has chaired panel discussions on “Investing in Mongolia” and “Doing Business in Mongolia” which consisted of representatives from multinational mining and financial corporation i.e. Rio Tinto, London Stock Exchange, EBRD.
From Mongolia, Chairman and founder of Deloitte Onch auditing company, Director of B2B and the CEO of Thomas Air LLC shared their experiences and thoughts on business opportunities and conditions created for the investors.
Mr. D.Davaasuren, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia met with Mr. Dan Walpol, Head of communications department of the “Great” Initiative, under
the Cabinet Secretary of Great Britain, and exchanged views on the “GREAT” initiative activities and best practices. The State Secretry has mentioned that Mongolian government has also established a similar structure under the prime minister’s office.
Mr. D.Walpol said since his trip to Mongolia in November 2016, the Initiative has produced a recommendations for Mongolia and has been communicating with the relevant department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia.
Mr. D.Davaasuren, State Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, has met with the Rt. Hon Baroness Anelay, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Prime Minister’s Special representative on Preventing sexual violence in conflict. The Lady Baroness Anelay has praised Mongolia’s success as the beacon of democracy in the unique geopolitical region.
The State Secretary D.Davaasuren has mentioned that the bilateral relation and cooperation have been successfully strengthened not only at the UN framework but also in other platforms including the Community of Democracies while extended gratitude for British vote on Mongolia’s 2015 nomination to be elected as a member of the UN HRC.
The Lord Bowness, the Secretary of the All-party Parliamentary group on Mongolia at the Westminster has hosted the London Business Forum and the 13th Mongolia Development Forum delegations for a reception at the Westminster palace.
Taken a place on the Thames Pavilion in the house of Commons and in addition to the guests, the reception has gathered representatives of All-party Parliamentary group on Mongolia.
Mr.Davaasuren Damdinsuren met Mr.Simon MacDonald, Permanent Under Secretary and Mr Rick Shears, the Team Leader of the Asia Pacific Department of the FCO.
State Secretary Davaasuren said that implementing the “Third neighbour” policy, Mongolia highly values bilateral relations and co-operation with the UK. And interested in strengthening further political, social, trade and economic ties between the UK and Mongolia. Secretary McDonald responded that longstanding friendly ties between the two countries will further enhance and strengthening.
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Mr.Davaasuren, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia met with Mr. Frans Weekers, Executive Director of Dutch constituency in the board of Directors, representing Netherlands, Armenia, FYR of Macedonia, Mongolia and China.
Officials discussed about opportunities to strengthen further cooperation, particularly diversifying economy and strengthening corporate governance.
Since the establishment of Ulaanbaatar representative office in 2006, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development a total accumulated investment has reached 1.460 million euros.
On the occasion of the 6th Mongolia Business Forum and 13th Mongolia Development Forum in London, a beautiful Mongolian music and song event “A BREEZE FROM THE STEPPES” held at the Asia House on April 5, 2017. Over 100 invitees have attended the party organized by the Embassy in collaboration with the Cultural Envoy of Mongolia to the UK.
As H.E. Mr Bayar Sanjaa, Ambassador of Mongolia to the UK said in his opening speech that such events make closer Mongolian and British people. Ambassador expressed his appreciation to Ms. Pamela Kember, Head of Arts and Learning of the Asia House for the kind assistance rendered in organizing the event.
On behalf of the President of Mongolia, Ambassador has presented the Order “Altan Gadas” (Polar Star) to Ms Sue Byrne, International Advisor of the Art Council of Mongolia for her invaluable contribution in preserving Mongolian cultural, religious heritages.
At the event, the audience have enjoyed the traditional melody of Morin khuur (Horse head feddle), khoomii (throat singing) performed by Soyol-Erdene Tserendorj, classical and modern songs sung by Mongolian opera singer D. Ayana and Italian singer Franco Cerri.
Amusing artworks of the Mongolian artists and painters were displayed at the Asia House Hall.
On 31 March 2017, Mr.Ts.Munkh-Orgil, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia has received Mr.Mark Garnier MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade (DIT) of the United Kingdom. Among other issues, the minister and the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State have exchanged views on the current situation of trade and economic cooperation and explored possibilities to expand bilateral trade and economic ties and to increase investment.
During his visit to Mongolia, Mr. M.Garnier, has met with representatives from the Ministry of Road and Transport Development, Erdenes Mongol LLC, Ulaanbaatar BUK JSC and rang the gong at the Mongolian Stock Exchange to open the market trading. At the MSE, he has expressed his willingness to promote not only the cooperation of the two Stock Exchanges but also the UK based investment funds’ activities to Mongolia.