Belarus_Pm_visit_MongoliaThe Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament Z.Enkhbold received Belorussian business and government representatives led by Belorussian Prime Minister Miasnikovich on September 4th, 2013.

Mongolian_poet_Natsagdorj_statueLenin_statue_in_Ulaanbaatar_removedThe monument of famous Mongolian poet Natsagdorj Dashdorj has been a subject of public discussion since the building up of its original surrounding area by hotels and negligence of the statue.

Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:04

Mongol Naadam Complex to be established

Naadam-festival-horse-raceThe Citizens’ Representative Board of Ulaanbaatar discussed about the establishment of “Mongol Naadam Complex” Public Service Agency during its regular meeting on September 3rd, 2013.

The organization will be responsible for taking care of the infrastructure at Khui Doloon Khudag – the Naadam’s horse-race finish line area.

Ulaanbaatar_taxiThe Mongolian Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection (AFCCP), the Urban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City and taxi companies have signed trilateral agreement to improve the taxi standards as well as their fares to match such an improvement.

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The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ts.Oyungerel recently ordered to discontinue price discrimination among all museums, cultural and art organizations in Mongolia.

Mongolian_warrior_remainsCoal company workers in Eastern Siberia have uncovered the final resting place of a 13th-century Mongolian warrior while digging near the city of Irkutsk, the Russian Interior Ministry’s local branch said Friday.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 15:06

Gobi bear - Mazaalai to get more protection

gobi_bear_mazaalaiA Canadian citizen jogged 2100 km in Gobi within 35 days. Ray Zahab, who previously photographed natures of Sahara desert and Southern Pole, was upset that no more three dozens of unique Gobi bears (Ursus arctos gobiensis) were left in Mongolia and the world. Today on July 31th, 2013 during a press conference, he announced that he had teamed up with the Ministry of Environment and Greed Development to protect and grow the number of Gobi bears within his environment protection project. Mongolians refer to Gobi bears as Mazaalai and believe that they are separate species from brown bear.

erlian-ulaanbaatar-flightMongolian national air carrier – MIAT Mongolian Airlines is planning to launch regular flight between Chinese Erenhot city (or Erlian as referred by Chinese) and Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar city on August 7th, 2013.

ulaanbaatar_airport_busUrban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City together with Chinggis Khaan International Airport have launched "Express Bus" service between airport and Ulaanbaatar downtown on July 3, 2013.

the-mandarin-in-iron-man-3The Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Mongolia, Mrs. Oyungerel Tsedevdamba has sent an official letter to the President of Marvel Entertainment, Kevin Feige, protesting the depiction of traditional Mongolian script in movie Iron Man 3.

Friday, 19 July 2013 14:08

Ancient Nomads at Naadam Festival

ancient_nomads_festivalAlong with traditional sport games during 2013 Naadam festival, another interesting event aimed specifically at tourists was held in horse race field at Khui Doloon Khudag.

mongolia-tourism-2013-calendar-of-eventsMinistry of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Mongolia published Tourism 2013 Calendar of Events.

http://www.magnificentmongolia.com/images/menu/news/minister-of-culture-sports-and-tourism-of-mongolia-interviewMongolia expects to receive half a million foreign tourists this year. The Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Oyungerel Tsedevdamba gave interview on recent and future development of Mongolian tourism. (25 June 2013)

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