As part of the Government’s decision to establish the “Chinggis Khaan” Museum, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United Kingdom Tulga Narkhuu visited the University of Cambridge on 04 November 2020 and held meetings with the Master of Corpus Christi College Professor Christopher Kelly, Director of the Parker Library Dr Philippa Hoskin and Director of Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Professor David Sneath.
During the meeting, the Ambassador viewed the manuscripts of William Rubruk’s journey, and of John de Plano Carpini’s journey being stored at the Parker Library, and discussed the possibility of receiving the facsimiles of these historical documents and sources related to Mongolian history and heritage and displaying them in the “Chinggis Khaan” Museum of Mongol Khans. The Parker Library has expressed their willingness to transfer the copy ownership rights to the Mongolian side.
The Parker Library is the College’s greatest national heritage treasure. It is internationally renowned for its important collection of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, as well as valuable holdings of early printed books. It is one of the most significant surviving Renaissance libraries in Europe.
State Secretary of Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry Mr. G.Nandinjargal has delivered a keynote speech on Mongolian mining industry at the “LSEG EMEA Metals & Mining” conference, held in London on 1 November 2019.
In his speech, State Secretary highlighted the importance of the mining sector in the Mongolian economy, which it accounts for 24% of GDP, 72% of the industrial sector, 70% of the FDI, 89% of total exports as of 1Q of 2019 and eventually he encouraged participants to invest in Mongolian rich mineral resource sector.
Furthermore, representatives of the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry and “ETT mining” company made a presentation on current state of Mongolia’s Petroleum and Heavy Industry and preparation of ETT IPO.
On 17 April, Ambassador of Mongolia to the UK, H.E. Mr. Tulga Narkhuu attended as a panelist in Mongolian session of “Emerging Europe & Central Asia” conference in London, where he made a briefing on current Mongolian economic performance and Erdenes Tavantolgoi IPO.
The Ambassador also joined Mr. Nikhil Rathi, CEO of London Stock Exchange, Mr. Siniša Mali, Serbian Minister of Finance, Mr. Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, for the LSE’s market opening ceremony.
There were 400 people from international banks, financial institutions, and investors came to the conference and discussed Europe and Central Asia’s market environment in panel discussions covering topics of investment flows, growth forecast and access to capital markets.
The “Cambridge Mongolia Seminar” was successfully organized by the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit of the University of Cambridge in partnership with the Embassy of Mongolia to the United Kingdom on 05 December 2018 at the Cambridge University. H.E. Mr. Tulga Narkhuu, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Mongolia to the United Kingdom opened the seminar and highlighted the significance of academic sphere where the scholars of two countries sharing their researches and thoughts during his opening speech.
The seminar was organized at three main parts to analyse Mongolia’s problem of political leadership and the crisis of governance in Mongolia, Mongolia’s strategic with regard to the changing geopolitical and geo-economic environment and the long–lasting Mongolia–UK cooperation in the field of Mongolian studies. There were senior mongolists Caroline Humphrey, Alan Sanders and new approaching mongolists Sergey Radchenko and Hildigard Diemberger attended at the seminar. As well as scholars from the National University of Mongolia and London South Bank University presented their presentations.
During the seminar Mongolian wood carving professional Mr. Ariunbayar Mijiddorj’s “Mongols” exhibition which is the culmination of 8 whole years of nothing but carving, hell bent on creating stories about life and culture, was displayed to the scholars and researchers as well as students of the Cambridge University.