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AKIPRESS.COM - The first ever expressway in Ulaanbaatar built by China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group went into operation on Wednesday, the Global Times reports.
The construction project between China and Mongolia is part of China's Belt and Road Initiative.
Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh attended the nameplate unveiling ceremony of the expressway on Wednesday.
"The airport expressway shows that 'Chinese standards' and 'Chinese technology' can be successfully exported from the country," Chinese ambassador to Mongolia, Xing Haiming, told the Global Times on July 5 at the completion ceremony.
"This is a symbolic construction project between China and Mongolia as part of China's Belt and Road Initiative, and also a 'friendship project' between China and Mongolia on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries," Xing said.
Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh and officials from the Mongolian transport department hailed the Chinese company's high-quality work and also China's support for Mongolia.