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Mongolia|foreign policy|January 13, 2020 / 03:31 PM
India supports capacity building program for Mongolian government officials

AKIPRESS.COM - A delegation led by Mr. L. Oyun-Erdene, Minister & Chief Cabinet Secretary of the Government of Mongolia, met Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar in New Delhi on January 10, the Ministry of External Affairs of India said.

The delegation also later met Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan.

Mr. L. Oyun-Erdene is leading a group of 18 Governors and 7 high officials from all 21 provinces of Mongolia for a special capacity building programme at Indian Institute of Management under the newly launched initiative- ITEC Executive - an exclusive programme for senior policy makers of partner countries to provide them an understanding of best practices and policy ecosystems in India.

As part of the programme, the delegation was also given an overview of the Oil Refinery project being implemented in Mongolia under Lines of Credit (LoCs) of $ 1.236 billion, extended by India to Mongolia. This is the first ever Oil Refinery in Mongolia, and is the largest ever project undertaken under India’s LOC programme.

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