A large-sized tomb with wall paintings dating back to Yuan Dynasty has been discovered in a mountain next to Heng Shan village of Shangsi county of China.
On January 12-13, an academic conference designated to introduce the outcome of work done by archaeological expeditions in Mongolia was held at Mongolian University of Science and Technology. The conference has gathered more than 160 archaeologists who have enriched the existing list of Mongolian archaeological treasures with their fresh finds in 2016.
An honorary meeting dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the democratic Constitution of Mongolia was held at the Great Hall of the State House of Mongolia on January 13.
National forum against corruption took place in State Palace on Tuesday in connection with the 10th anniversary of Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC).
In order to increase tourist inflow, the government has issued a resolution to facilitate visa procedure for group tourists travelling to Mongolia through tour operators.
Just a few days before the New Year, the government issued the regulation on granting the electricity discount to Ger district households. This is the effective measure against heavy air pollution in Mongolia’s capital city to encourage residents to heat their homes with electric heaters instead of coal or other flammable material that is often toxic.
The 11th Asia-Europe Meeting was successfully held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in the outgoing year of 2016. Dedicating to this event, a monument “Tengeriin Urkh” /Apex of Sky/ was created and the opening ceremony was held at the park in front of the Sukhbaatar’s Square.
5. New VAT Law takes effect to combat shadow economy
The revised Value-added tax law adopted by Mongolian Parliament in July 2015 came into effect on January 1, 2016.
1. Mongolian People’s Party wins General Election by a landslide
The day of the General election, June 29 saw a 72.1 percent voter turnout and a landslide victory of Mongolian People’s Party (MPP).
On December 26, Director General of the MONTSAME National News Agency Ms B.Ganchimeg and Ulaanbaatar City Mayor Mr S.Batbold signed a memorandum on cooperation.
During the signing ceremony, MONTSAME Director General B.Ganchimeg presented the history of the agency and ambitious goals it has set.