AKIPRESS.COM - Prime Minister of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh received United Nations Resident Coordinator in Mongolia Tapan Mishra on November 5, Montsame reports.
Khurelsukh expressed his content with the appointment of Mr. Tapan Mishra to Mongolia who has extensive experience of working in Asian countries and said that his work experience and knowledge will play an important role in cooperation between the United Nations and Mongolia and UN activities in Mongolia.
In his turn, UN Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra said “The United Nations, which has been carrying out policy reform in recent years, is focusing on effective policy implementation in compliance with Mongolia’s long term development programs. Mongolia is way ahead of other countries in achieving target agenda based on its sustainable development agenda. Also, it is important to identify the challenging issues and to have the voluntary national reviews heard by international community from the UN platforms. The United Nations is keen to provide support to Mongolia on certain matters as air pollution reduction, establishments of a large number of manufacturing factories and value-added production”.
The Prime Minister also said that within the objectives reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals, Mongolia has a willingness to promote economic diversification by developing traditional agricultural industry and to export value-added products besides the mining industry, considering the unique geographical location and its demography and political strategy.