Prime Minister S.Bayar visited Beijing on the 23rd of August to hold meetings with Chinese state leaders and attend the XXIX Summer Olympic closing ceremony. He held meetings with Wen Jiabao, Premier of State Council of the People’s Republic of China and Xi Jinping, Vice-Presdient of China on the 23rd and 24th of August and attended the dinner hosted by Hu Jintao, President of China respecting foreign state heads and leaders to take parts in the Olympic closing ceremony. Wen Jiabao, Xi Jinping and Hu Jintao expressed gratitude to the Government and people of Mongolia for the encouragement for Beijing 2008 Olympics and congratulated on successful participation of Mongolian sportsmen in the Olympics.
During these meetings, present state and future perspectives of bilateral cooperation and relations issues were addressed. S.Bayar brought up the issues related to accelerating projects on importing petroleum products from China, processing crude oil, which is to be imported from the third country, namely Kazakhstan, in China, getting end products, building large-scale thermal plant on the basis of Shivee Ovoo coal mine and exporting electricity and called for attention on getting results on these matters.
Prime Minister S.Bayar visited the Olympic village in the afternoon of the 24th, watching and encouraging Mongolian boxers for gold. He congratulated E.Badar-Uugan and P.Serdamba, who won gold and silver medals in 48 and 54 kg and wished further success on sports games, informs the Press and Information Department of the Cabinet.