MEETING WITH AMBASSADORS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND ITS MEMBER STATES
Today, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga received resident and non-resident ambassadors of the European Union (EU) and its member states to Mongolia.
Present at the annual meeting were, 21 ambassadors of the EU and its member states, including the Federal Republic of Germany, the Italian Republic, the Republic of Austria, and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and representatives of the diplomatic missions of other EU member states that are accredited to Mongolia.
On behalf of the ambassadors, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the EU to Mongolia, Mr. Traian Laurentiu Hristea gave remarks, in which he noted that the EU attaches importance to its relations with Mongolia. Ambassador Traian Laurentiu Hristea underscored the EU ambassadors’ commitment to promoting bilateral trade and investment relations and working towards the diversification of the Mongolian economy, as well as cooperating within the Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation between the European Union and Mongolia, which came into force on November 1st, 2017. Moreover, Ambassador Traian Laurentiu Hristea stressed that Mongolia should continue to put efforts into improving investment transparency and the environment while requesting the Government to remain committed to the dialogue with the EU and its member states.
During the meeting, President Battulga answered the questions of the ambassadors and discussed the development of tourism and agriculture sectors in Mongolia and policies and ongoing works that are being implemented in these sectors. For instance, President Battulga expressed interest in inviting European tourism and agriculture specialists to Mongolia and learning from their expertise. Furthermore, the President emphasized the importance of productive celebration of the 30th anniversary of bilateral relations between Mongolia and the EU, which will fall next year.
At the end of the meeting, the ambassadors thanked President Battulga for the audience and the open discussion. The ambassadors also expressed their confidence in the continuation of the annual meeting and that bilateral relations will flourish on all levels.