Mayor meets with Qingjian Group to build stadium with 35,000-person capacity in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar Mayor S.Batbold received representatives from Qingjian Group to discuss the possibility of constructing a 35,000-person capacity stadium in Ulaanbaatar.
The mayor underlined the importance of building a stadium in which international competitions can be organized in.
Qingjian Group’s vice president Li Jun headed the team of representatives from the company.
“Qingjian Group is known for its involvement in the construction of the National Stadium Bird’s Nest that was used in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. I have also been informed of your group’s ventures in the construction of bridges and roads,” said Mayor S.Batbold.
“In 2020, Ulaanbaatar will host the Children of Asia Games, held every four years since 1996 under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee. There is a need to build a stadium with a capacity for 35,000 spectators,” he added.
In addition to the stadium, the mayor also brought up the possibility of Qingjian Group building a concert hall in Ulaanbaatar. S.Batbold mentioned he was informed that Qingjian Group has experience in building theaters and cultural centers. These projects will be implemented through concession agreements with Cabinet. “There is also the possibility of using discounted loans from China,” the mayor told Jun.
Qingjian Group was established in 1952 and engages in domestic and international construction projects and investment, real estate development, capital management, logistics, and design consulting.
“Our group has operations in 30 cities in China and 30 countries through different subsidiaries. The group wants to contribute to the development of Mongolia. We will create a separate team and research more into the construction of the stadium. After that, we will have a formal meeting and finalize the project,” said Jun.