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Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbanashe was received by Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh, Montsame reported.
He expressed his confidence that the visit of Ms. Alisjahbana to Mongolia will be an important contribution to the partnership development between Mongolia and the ESCAP.
In turn, underlining the active cooperation between the two sides in the fields of environment and energy, the Executive Secretary praised the efforts undertaken by the Government of Mongolia to develop bilateral cooperation. She also held meetings with Mongolian Ministries of Environment and Tourism and Energy.
The Mongolian PM also mentioned that the problem of air pollution, one of the pressing issues faced in the development of Mongolia, was emphasized in the Mongolia’s National Voluntary Report on the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals’ presented at a high-level meeting held last month in New York City. After thanking the support for Mongolia’s initiative to establish a regional organization for the Northeast Asian common electricity market, PM U.Khurelsukh put forward a