Mongolia and the United States of America will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2017.
Within the margins of the celebrations, the sides will co-organize several events. Today, Mr. D.Davaasuren, State Secretary of the MFA and H.E. Mrs. Jennifer Zimdahl Galt, US Ambassador to Mongolia, have launched the official logo, dedicated to the 30th anniversary.
The United States of America is a third neighbor, an important partner, a major investor of Mongolia. The political, defense and economic relations between the two nations have been actively developing. Specifically, the close people-to-people links are growing and strengthening.
This year commemorates the 25th anniversary of the arrival of first Peace Corps volunteers to Mongolia. Since that period, over 1200 volunteers worked in cities and countryside across Mongolia. Recently, the worldwide renowned Fulbright program celebrated its 70th anniversary. Over 350 Mongolians have received education in the U.S. through this program.
Several days ago, Mongolia was re-selected by the Millennium Challenge Corporation as an eligible country to sign the Second Compact Agreement. Recently, the Annual Bilateral Consultations were successfully held, where sides have discussed and agreed upon range of areas of future bilateral cooperation.
The bilateral cooperation between Mongolia and the U.S. is expanding in all spheres, therefore with the view to strengthening this achievement and setting priorities of future cooperation both sides will widely celebrate the 30th anniversary of relations in 2017.