Cabinet Secretariat exchanges views on cooperation projects with Indian delegation
On Friday, Cabinet Secretariat G.Zandanshatar received Indian delegates led by Pankaj Kumar, an advisor on infrastructure policy to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, at the State Palace.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Cabinet Secretariat expressed his satisfaction with Mongolia’s cooperation with India based on historic and cultural ties and democratic values. He noted that the countries share common values in promoting regional and international peace and stability.
G.Zandanshatar stated that the Mongolian government seeks to build a petroleum refinery through a loan from the government of India, and underlined that the petroleum refinery will be an important bridge of economic cooperation between the two countries.
Kumar noted that a comprehensive feasibility study for a project to build a refinery and pipelines is in progress, as well as a project to open an information technology, communication and outsourcing center in Ulaanbaatar.
The Indian delegation expressed hopes that Cabinet Secretariat G.Zandanshatar will focus on accelerating the projects by instructing ministries and government agencies in charge of the projects. Kumar added that Indian delegates conducting studies on projects and programs in Mongolia are collaborating with Mongolian government officials by holding workshops and other activities.