www.mad-mongolia.com September 29, 2013
The Mongolian FM L.Bold has received Mr Hugo Swire, a member of the House of Lords of the British parliament and UK Minister of State for the Foreign Office.
Their meeting took place in New York on Friday.
Mr Bold noted that the two countries are marking this year the 50th anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic relations, and expressed a hope that the Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State Mr William Hague will visit Mongolia soon.
He also expressed a satisfaction with works being done in education and cultural sectors, and asked Mr Swire to intensify these works and to augment a student exchange and scholarships for the Mongolians. He put forward a proposal on establishing a contract on peoples’ visa-free travelling in frames of the consular ties.
In response, Mr Swire asked the Foreign Affairs Minister about determination of developmental goals of Mongolia after 2015, and invited Mongolia to an event of the Open Government Network which will run November this year in London.