President seeks further cooperation with EU representatives
President Kh.Battulga held an annual meeting with resident and non-resident ambassadors of the European Union (EU) and its member states to Mongolia on Thursday to discuss cooperation issues between Mongolia and EU.
Some 21 ambassadors of EU and its member states, including Germany, Italy, Austria, and the Netherlands attended the meeting.
On behalf of the ambassadors, Ambassador of EU to Mongolia Traian Laurentiu Hristea gave remarks, in which he noted that EU attaches importance to its relations with Mongolia.
Ambassador Hristea underscored the 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 entered into force on November 1, 2017.
The sides noted that both sides want to strengthen their economic relationship through the agreement.
Hristea stressed that the government of Mongolia should continue to make more efforts for improving investment transparency and holding more dialogues with EU and its member states to strengthen mutual cooperation.
During the meeting, President Kh.Battulga exchanged views on the development of Mongolia’s tourism and agriculture sectors, and policies and ongoing works which are being carried out in these sectors with the ambassadors.
The president expressed his interest in inviting European tourism and agriculture specialists to Mongolia and learning from their expertise and their countries’ experiences. He noted the importance of a productive celebration of the 30th anniversary of bilateral relations between Mongolia and EU, which will be marked next year.
At the end of the meeting, the ambassadors stated that they hope bilateral relations and cooperation will be strengthened in all areas.
President Kh.Battulga met EU ambassadors on November 29