President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President received letters of credence from Mongolian Ambassador

2016-01-15

Friday, January 15, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Nemekh Bataa, Ambassador of Mongolia.

The President and the Ambassador discussed bilateral and international cooperation as well as prospects for deepening economic relations. According to the President, Lithuania values cooperation with Mongolia in multilateral forums and appreciates its support for our country in the elections to the United Nations Security Council and the Executive Board of UNESCO.

Dalia Grybauskaitė emphasized that Mongolia’s contribution to NATO missions and to ensuring the security of Afghanistan was highly valued. Mongolia is one of NATO’s global partners which has been cooperating with the Alliance since 2005. Mongolia took part in the ISAF mission in Afghanistan and continues to contribute to NATO’s mission in this country.

The meeting also discussed economic relations between Lithuania and Mongolia. The President pointed out that information and high technologies, agriculture and food products, construction, transport development, and tourism were promising areas for cooperation.

Dalia Grybauskaitė and the Ambassador also exchanged views on cooperation between Lithuania and Mongolia in the area of student exchange. The President stressed that students from Mongolia were welcome in Lithuania where they could come to study under the Erasmus+ program.

Lithuania and Mongolia established diplomatic relations on 11 December 1991.

Nemekh Bataa, born in 1968, is married and has a son and two daughters. From 1987 to 1993, he studied at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He entered the diplomatic service in 1996. The Ambassador served at Mongolian embassies in India and the United Kingdom. In 2014, he became director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Nemekh Bataa speaks English, Japanese and Russian.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2016.02.05 16:02

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