EU TO HELP MONGOLIA FOR HOSTING ASEM SUMMIT

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In conjunction with organizing of the 11th ASEM Summit in Ulaanbaatar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Mr L.Purevsuren Monday received a delegation of the European Union (EU) headed by Mr Michael Metissen with a working visit here.

The Foreign Minister said that hosting the ASEM Summit is a great honor, and added Mongolia is thankful to the EU and its members for expressing their willingness to cooperating with Mongolia in hosting the 2016 ASEM Summit. In addition, Mr Purevsuren hoped that the EU will share its experiences in order to organize the forthcoming ASEM Summit and running events for the 20th anniversary of the ASEM to be celebrated in Mongolia.

A chief consultant to the EU External Relations Office on ASEM affairs Mr Metissen pointed out that the EU will help Mongolia to host the ASEM Summit.

Following the meeting, the EU delegation will get acquainted with preparation works of the ASEM Summit and will determine directions of collaborating with Mongolia and rendering assistance apart from sharing experiences.

B.Khuder