Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, Mr. B. Munkhjin received His Excellency Mr. M. Klecheski, the U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, on September 25, 2020, and exchanged views on Mongolia-U.S. bilateral relations and cooperation.

The Ambassador congratulated B. Munkhjin on his appointment as the Deputy Foreign Minister and informed him of the U.S. measures and initiatives that are being undertaken by to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries.

The Ambassador further noted that the U.S. Government is implementing projects aimed at improving the business environment in Mongolia and strengthening the capacity of child protection and law enforcement agencies.

Deputy Foreign Minister B. Munkhjin expressed pleasure with the active cooperation between Mongolia and the U.S., and highlighted the importance of focusing on the successful implementation of the “Roadmap for Expanded Economic Partnership between Mongolia and the U.S.”, which was agreed during the Prime Minister’s visit to the U.S.

The Deputy Foreign Minister also mentioned that the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Water Compact, which is aimed at improving the water supply in Ulaanbaatar, is progressing according to the schedule.