Mr. D.Davaasuren, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia received Ambassador Aníbal Cabral, Director General for International Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, H.E. Mr.Fernando Lugris, Ambassador of Uruguay to Mongolia and Mr.Antonio Carámbula, Executive Director of “Uruguay XXI”, the Investment and Export Promotion Agency on August 17, 2018.

State Secretary D.Davaasuren noted that the visit of Mr.Ariel Bergamino, Uruguayan Deputy Foreign Minister, in April 2018 was effective and expressed his satisfaction with the efforts and initiatives of the Uruguayan side to expand the friendly relations and cooperation between Mongolia and Uruguay. During the meeting, both sides highlighted the existing opportunities in developing bilateral cooperation in the fields of agriculture, renewable energy, trade, economy and tourism.

On the same day, the Uruguayan delegation participated in the first Mongolia-Uruguay business meeting, held at the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and introduced business opportunities for cooperation between Uruguayan and Mongolian businessmen and discussed further cooperation prospects on trade, investment and tourism.

Mongolia and Uruguay established diplomatic relations on October 7, 1997 and citizens of both countries enjoy reciprocal visa-free entry up to 30 days, since June 30, 2018. The Uruguayan side has informed about the decision to open a Honorary Consulate in Mongolia.