On October 21st, 2013 Hunnu Air launched a flight to Manzhouli – a city in the northeastern Chinese region of Manchuria.
According to the preliminary data by the National Statistics Office, the number of tourists fell by 12.1% compared to previous year. As of September, 2013 the number of foreign visitors Mongolia reached only 333,000 compared to previous year's 475,000.
The State Secretary of the Ministry of Road and Transport of Mongolia, Batzaya B., met with the Secretary for Transport and Housing of Hong Kong SAR, PRC, Candy Nip to discuss the Air Service Agreement (ASA) between Mongolia and Hong Kong.
The Urban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City allowed taxis that meet the official taxi standards such as designated taxi logo, top light box and taximeters to drive on first lane starting from October 1, 2013. Taxis, however, are still not allowed to pick up or drop off passengers on most main roads except at 13 designated areas built so far.
Ulaanbaatar City Tourism Board has signed an agreement with the Department of Geography and Geology of the National University of Mongolia as a part of its objective to develop Ulaanbaatar’s tourism based on proper academic research and knowledge.
The Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, Cai Wu is paying official visit to Mongolia by the invitation of the Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Mongolia, Oyungerel Tsedevdamba. During the visit that takes place in September 24-25th, 2013, the officials of two Ministries have signed “Protocol on Reciprocal Organization of Cultural Days in 2014”.
The head of the Mongolian Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection (AFCCP), Magnai O., previously announced that his authority and the Urban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City and taxi companies had signed a trilateral agreement to improve the taxi standards as well as their fares to match such an improvement.
The Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament Z.Enkhbold received Belorussian business and government representatives led by Belorussian Prime Minister Miasnikovich on September 4th, 2013.
The 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.
The 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.
The 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.
The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ts.Oyungerel recently ordered to discontinue price discrimination among all museums, cultural and art organizations in Mongolia.
Coal 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.