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Jan Fischer, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic paid official visit to Mongolia, May 19-20, 2010

The Czech Prime Minister had official talk with the Prime Minister of Mongolia and other high level dignitaries.

Mr. Jan Fischer, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic paid official visit to Mongolia May 19 – 20, 2010 during which he had official talks with his Mongolian counterpart Mr. S. Batbold, Prime Minister of Mongolia. The various issues of the mutual interest were discussed. The Mongolian side expressed the interest in cooperation in EU standards and norms adoption, which is the very priority for Mongolia. The commercial exchange between the Czech Republic and Mongolia was an important topic as well.

There are traditional sectors in Mongolia the Czech Republic and the Czech companies focus on like mining, building up the transport infrastructure, health, energy and water management, nevertheless Mr. S. Batbold invited the Czechs to be also active in the new kinds of the mining industry, land re-vitalization, security risks assessment and also offered the military cooperation. Mr. S. Batbold appreciated the Czech Republic for her valuable support being lent to Mongolia in the European Union and asked the Czech Republic to support the Mongolian effort to be excluded of the list of countries with non-market economy. Mr. S. Batbold also appreciated the Czech development cooperation and humanitarian help provided to Mongolia, especially mentioned the help connected with the severe consequences of the last winter and expressed sympathy to the people of the Czech Republic who were touched by the floods.

 Mr. Jan Fischer, The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic also met with H.E. Mr. Ts. Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia and Mr. D. Demberel, the Chairman of the State Great Khural. The Czech Prime Minister also visited the Buddhist monastery of Gandan, where he officially inaugurated the Czech local development project – the computer class room.  The official program of the Czech Prime Minister in Mongolia also included the visit of the Mongolian National Office of Statistics, the most important cashmere factory in Mongolia, and the power plant number 4 in Ulaanbaatar. In the reception held on the occasion of his visit  the Czech Prime Minister forwarded the medals of Karel Kramar to four persons and also congratulated four others who got glass paperweight from hands of the Czech Ambassador as the thank for their cooperation in the celebrations of the 60th Anniversary of the Czech-Mongolian diplomatic relations.