Prime Minister S.Bayar received Mr. Kh.Ishige, the Japanese Deputy Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry. He is attending the second consultative meeting of private sector and Government of Mongolia and Japan in Ulaanbaatar. Mr. Ishige stated that over 50 institutes and organizations such as Itochu, Marubeni, Mitsubishi companies and JICA, are taking part in the consultative meeting and it is important to implement constructive works in increasing Japanese investment and improving economy and trade cooperation.
Also he mentioned that Japanese private sector is interested in mining industry, namely uranium, copper, coal and rare earth metal exploitation and seeking the support from the Government of Mongolia. “Japan focused mainly on assisting and supporting economy of Mongolia. Now, it is time to start new era of mutually beneficial cooperation based on real investment” he continued.
Prime Minister S.Bayar expressed his thankfulness for putting importance on the second consultative meeting from Japanese side and stated that this meeting is an opportunity to introduce policy and action of the new Government of Mongolia to the Government and private sector of Japan. He continued that people of Mongolia are truly grateful for Japanese aid in Mongolia and we have strong will to deepen our cooperation.
Also he said that “We are supporting your interest of cooperating in our mining sector. We need to discuss this issue in details and sign on the cooperation documents.” His comment on “the consultative meeting was it is needed to be developed further and to arrange standing structure on it.” Not only limited in mining sector, but infrastructure, road, transportation and communication sectors should not be omitted from our cooperation” he continued.
« Regular consultative meeting held between foreign ministries of Mongolia and Japan D.Zorigt, the Minister for Mineral Resource and Energy, met with Mr. Kh.Ishige, the Japanese Deputy Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry. »