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President of Mongolia and IRU discuss trade facilitation
Mongolia | Geneva

President of Mongolia and IRU discuss trade facilitation

25 Oct 2018

President of Mongolia Khaltmaa Battulga, Ambassador Lundeg Purevsuren, Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the UN, and Deputy Foreign Minister Batmunkh Battsetseg recently met with IRU to support Mongolia reaching its full potential in transit and transport.

IRU Secretary General, Umberto de Pretto complemented the President for his efforts to turn Mongolia from a landlocked country into a landlinked country through the application of tried and tested UN conventions, including the TIR convention, and encouraged Mongolia to continue to accede to other key UN conventions. IRU also highlighted the importance of transport agreements concluded with Russia and China.

IRU affirmed its readiness to provide respective services and capacity building initiatives to support Mongolia’s competent national authorities and the Mongolian road transport industry, in partnership with IRU’s national association NARTAM, to drive trade, prosperity and ultimately peace in the region.  
IRU concluded the meeting by inviting the Mongolian delegation to the upcoming IRU World Congress in Muscat Oman.