Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mongolia Ms Catherine Arnold Tuesday presented the diplomatic credentials to the President of Mongolia Mr Ts.Elbegdorj.
At the meeting held after the presentation ceremony, the President emphasized that the UK is the very first western country to establish the diplomatic relations with Mongolia in 1963, and noted that Mongolia and the UK have kept their cooperation at a high level.
The sides noted the bilateral cooperation have been progressively expanding in the politics, economy and investment spheres. Mr Elbegdorj said that several British mining companies are cooperating with Mongolia and developing partnership agreements with the Mongolian companies.
“The Mongolia-UK economic cooperation is supported by high-level visits,” Mr Elbegdorj said, and reaffirmed that His Highness Prince Henry of Wales has a standing invitation to visit Mongolia.
The President expressed a hope that the UK Prime Minister Mr David Cameron will take part in the 11th ASEM Summit that will be held in 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, and a British delegation will attend events of the 25th anniversary of the first democratic election of Mongolia to be celebrated on July 29, 2015.