AKIPRESS.COM - An online meeting of the heads of the Mongolian and Russian parts of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation was held on March 17, Montsame reports.
At the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia S.Amarsaikhan expressed his satisfaction with the development of traditional friendly relations and cooperation between the two neighbors, even in the difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mongolia received the first batch of Sputnik-V vaccines and started immunizing its citizens. The pandemic can be curbed with joint efforts, said Mr. Amarsaikhan.
As part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Russia, it was proposed to involve Russian businessmen in Mongolian industrial and trade forums, and to organize joint business forums and exhibitions in major Russian cities.
The meeting discussed bilateral relations and cooperation in trade, economy, transportation, energy, industry, construction, agriculture, environment and humanities. The parties also noted that the project on the construction of gas pipeline connecting Russia and China through the territory of Mongolia is in full swing. They also stressed that works and events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations are being organized in accordance with the joint plan.