Mongolia–Russia`s bilateral cooperation expands
Mongolia–Russia bilateral cooperation expands through the 11th Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission meeting commenced in Moscow.
Mongolia–Russia bilateral cooperation expands through the 11th Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission meeting commenced in Moscow. As a result of the 11th intergovernmental commission meeting, several agreements have been made including the preparation of teachers of special education in Russia and the transit railway agreement. Under the teachers training agreement, Mongolian teachers on speech therapy and psychology of working with disabled students will be sent to Russia for improving their skills. For the educational training agreement, specific details have not been provided by the Russian and Mongolians sides yet. For the transit railway agreement, it will create favorable conditions for transit freights, such as flexible tariff policy, between the two countries. On this note, the parties are obliged to strengthen competitiveness by providing long-term flexible tariff compared to other trade routes; creating conditions for easing border checkpoint procedures on transit freights; stimulating growth of freight volumes; providing balance of volume growth of freights and infrastructure development of railway transportation; and creating conditions for Mongolian exporters to be involved in maritime transport without obstacles. The agreement term will be effective for 25 years. In addition, the bilateral cooperation on a construction of the hydropower plant at Eg River and the Mongolia-Russia-China Economic Corridor program was discussed during the 11th Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission meeting.