On July 5 Consul General of Mongolia in the city of Irkutsk, Mr. Luvsandagwa Amarsanaa, handed over a consular patent to the head of Yakutia Egor Borisov.
A consular patent is a document issued by the sending state and containing a notice of the official appointment of the head of a consular post and certifying his rights. According to the Consular Patent, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia reports that Mr. Luvsandagwa Amarsanaa has been appointed Consul General of Mongolia in Irkutsk, Russian Federation and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is included in its consular district together with the Irkutsk and Kemerovo regions and the Krasnoyarsk Territory.
Consul General of Mongolia in Irkutsk Mr. Amarsanaa is accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Shaghdarsuren Erdenetsetseg, and Vice-Consul of the Consulate General of Mongolia in Irkutsk Mr. Tsetserlag Ganbaatar. The Russian side, together with the head of Yakutia, Egor Borisov, was represented by the head of the Department for External Relations of Yakutia, Vladimir Vasiliev, the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Yakutsk, Nikolay Dyakonov, and Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Republic, Permanent Representative of Yakutia to the Far Eastern Federal District Georgy Nikonov.
During the official meeting, Egor Borisov briefed the Consul General on the socio-economic situation of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), on the history and current state of affairs in the republic, spoke about its industrial, economic, scientific, social and cultural potential. Il Darkhan noted that Yakutia has the status of a republic. The region has its own Constitution (Basic Law) of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), there is a regional legislative, executive and judicial system.
Egor Borisov noted that the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is a multiethnic republic, in which more than 130 nations live in peace and harmony. There is a community of Mongols in Yakutia - the Sakha-Mongolian society. It was also stressed that Yakutia, a multi-religious republic, along with numerous religious objects, the most northern datsan successfully operates here.
Also, the head of Yakutia recalled that the next 7th ‘Children of Asia’ International Games are to be held in 2020 in the capital of Mongolia, Ulan Bator, and expressed confidence that these competitions, which were launched in Yakutia, will be held at a high organizational level.
For his part, Mr. Luvsandagwa Amarsanaa assured that preparations for a large-scale international event have already begun in Mongolia.
Mr. Amarsanaa noted that diplomatic relations between Russia and Mongolia were established 96 years ago. Mongolia and Yakutia express mutual desire to cooperate and build up friendly relations. In particular, the Mongolian side expressed its intention to organize an exchange of experience in the management of reindeer husbandry. According to Mr. Amarsanaa, there are only 1.5 thousand reindeer heads in Mongolia.
At the end of the meeting, the sides expressed confidence that the relations between Yakutia and Mongolia are at a high level of mutual understanding and cooperation, and have a great potential for development in various fields.
Photo by Maria Vasilieva (YSIA)