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Photo: HCMongolia.

In order to provide better and more convenient service for tourists, students, business travellers and those who wish to visit family members in Norway, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing has authorized VFS Global to run a Norwegian Visa Application Center in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Visa Application Center opened on 10 October 2016. Read more

Photo: Espen Barth Eide.

Mongolia’s Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren was among the participants at this year’s Oslo Forum on June 14 and 15. Read more

Photo: ASEM11.

The summit of the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) will be held in Ulaanbaatar from July 15-16-. This year’s summit coincides with the 20th Anniversary of ASEM since the Meeting was first held in Bangkok in 1996. Read more

Photo: NORDEM.

Norway, through the agency Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights (NORDEM), has sent two long-term elections observers to Mongolia’s parliamentary elections, which is due to be held on June 29. Read more

Photo: Norwegian embassy in China.

Last week Mongolia hosted a kickoff assembly for a series of meetings that will lead up to the final 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM11) summit in July. From the 21st to the 22th of April, 147 participants from 32 countries gathered for the Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting (ASEP9) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Bjørn Jahnsen, a media adviser seconded by Norway, was assisting Mongolia in t... Read more

The Mongolian Delegation and State Secretary Hanne Blaafjelldal after today's meeting. 
Photo: Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

A delegation from Mongolia, including policy makers, experts, scientists and livestock industry leaders, on Wednesday February 3rd had talks with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (MAF), represented by State Secretary Hanne Maren Blaafjelldal (FRP). The Mongolian visit is a return visit following the export campaign by Geno, formerly NRF (Norwegian Dairy Cattle Breeders), to Ulaanbaatar,... Read more

Mongolia. 
Photo: Eke Miedaner/ Flickr.

Mongolia and Norway celebrated 45 years of diplomatic relations in 2013, and have always enjoyed good relations. Although far apart, the two countries have many common characteristics and features and share views and values on a number of important issues. Read more

Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Beijing.

Geno is the breeding organization of Norwegian Red, the main dairy breed in Norway, and it has begun exporting bull semen from Norwegian Red to Mongolia. Read more

Photo: MFA/Svein A. Michelsen.

The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Espen Barth Eide, visited Mongolia 27-30 April, 2013 to participate at the Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Democracies in Ulaanbaatar. Read more

 H. E. Mr. Tsakhia Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia . 
Photo: Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The President of Mongolia, Mr Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, paid an official visit to Norway 6-9 October 2012. Read more

Mongolia. 
Photo: Kina Reiser.

13 January 2011 the new Mongolian Honorary Consulate opened in Oslo. The new Honorary Consul is Mr Kjetil Krane, Chairman of the Board of the travel company Kinareiser. Read more

Ambassador Sæther and Board Member of the Arts Council of Mongolia, Mr. Enkhbold. 
Photo: Gry-Irene Skorstad/Mfa.

During the Norwegian Embassy’s visit to Mongolia in November, two culture agreements were signed with the Arts Council of Mongolia. “We hope these projects will contribute to increased knowledge about Norway and Norwegian culture and history among Mongolians, Ambassador Sæther said during a ceremony at the Red Ger Gallery in Ulaan Baatar. Read more