During the government cabinet meeting on February 21, 2014 a decision was made to replace the current Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia (MCAA).
The Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum is worldwide known for its wax statues of historical persons and celebrities. The sculptures are made of silicone wax suitable for all climates. In Mongolia there are a number of wax sculptures at the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum and the Mongolian National Museum. A museum devoted strictly to wax figures has been recently opened.
The Tourism Association of Mongolia organized on February 12th, 2014 a conference between the Ministry of Road and Transportation of Mongolia (MRT), Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority (MCAA), all national airlines as well as tour companies.
The main purpose of the conference was to discuss the issues related to the transportation of tourists, improvement of coordination between airlines and tour companies.
The 2014 “Coal Mongolia” International Coal Investors Conference and Exhibition will be organized for the fourth time on February 20 and 21, 2014.
The Ulaanbaatar City Citizens' Representative Board discussed about the erection of a statue to the 8th Jebtsundamba Khutughtu also known as the last Bogd Khan during its regular meeting on December 20th, 2013.
An American man pleaded guilty to a felony charge of conspiring to smuggle fossils from China into the United States. He also agreed to forfeit any claim to a Tyrannosaurus skull that likely will be heading back home to Mongolia.
On January 03, Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) released a calendar of Exhibitions and Trade Fairs for 2014 to be organized both in Mongolia and abroad.
According to the statistics Mongolia is at top 10 safest destinations for a lone female travelers. The safety of female travelers became a mainstream issue earlier this year amidst rape concerns in India, the disappearance of a solo female tourist in Istanbul, and the rescue of two kidnapped women travelers in Ecuador.
About 120 hectares of Saxaul (Haloxylon ammodendron) forest has been depleted for the past four decades since locals of Gobi desert used it for fuel, a report from the International Meeting on Sustainable Saxaul Forest Management says. The meeting was held in Ulaanbaatar on December 17th, 2013.