India hosts the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia “LundegPurevsuren” on a three day visit.
- Arrived in New Delhi on 27th April
- To visit the Monument ‘TajMahal’.
- Meeting with Gen V. K Singh (Retd), Minister of State for External Affairs at Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan
- About Mongolia’s economic challenges and its opportunities as well as the country’s soft power policy
- To expand strategic partnership with the uranium-rich Asian nation with a strong Buddhist heritage
- Leave for Seoul on April 29
About Mr. LundegPurevsuren
Alma Mater: Graduation from Moscow State Institute of International Relations and Harvard Kennedy School
Current Portfolio: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia since 2014
- National Security and Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Mongolia (2009-2014)
- Worked at the Department of Europe, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Mongolia (2001-2009)
India extended 1 billion dollar line of Credit to Mongolia
Delegates: State for External Affairs V.K. Singh and Mongolian Foreign Minister LundegPurevsuren
- India extended a line of credit (LoC) of USD 1 billion to Mongolia and agreed to exchange of sentenced prisoner on three day visit of Mongolia Foreign Minister
- The decision was made on visit of First Prime Ministerial of India to Mongolia and announced the LoC for Economic expansion and infrastructure development and signed 14 agreements.
- PM Expressed that Mongolia was an integral part of India’s Act East policy.
- Bilateral exchanges and upgradation of bilateral relations
- Strategic partnership and agreements in defence and security fields
- India and Mongolia are marking 60 years of diplomatic relations this year with a series of events.
Mongolia confers highest honour to two Indians
Award:Highest civilian award, the North Star
- Lokesh Chandra, president of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Scholar who invited students and scholars from Mongolia and revived the cultural and scientific ties between the two countries
2.Mansura Haider, former academic adviser at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA)
Done surveys and written numerous papers based on the Persian sources for decades
Conferred by:Mongolian Foreign Minister LundegPurevsuren
Venue: Mongolian embassy
Bordered by China and Russia
- Capital: Ulaanbaatar
- Currency: Mongolian tögrög
- President: TsakhiagiinElbegdorj
- Prime minister: Chimed Saikhanbileg