April 2018 \ News \ Mongolia

Early the 1980s the Mongolian government...

By G. Ganbold, Ambassador in memory of Kushok Bakula Pinpoche

Early the 1980s the Mongolian government set forth task to re-invigorate its relations with India with whom Mongolians enjoy age long multifaceted ties. With decision at highest level to broaden then existing relations to political, cultural, trade and economic areas concerted efforts were made. Series of highly powered exchanges implemented including the visits by Their Excellencies J. Batmunkh, Chairman of the Presidium of the People’s Great Khural, Mr. P. Ochirbat, N. Baganbandi, President of Mongolia, Dr. R. Gonchigdorj and Dr.S. Tumur-Ochir, Speaker of the State Great Khural to India which was reciprocated by Honourable Shankar Dayal Sharma, K.R.Naraynan, Krishan Kant, Vice President and the Chairman of Rajya Sabha of India, Honourable P.A.Sangma, Shivraj Patel, Dr.Najma Heptullah, Speaker of Lok Sabha. Not only their pace but also talks held and documents concluded during these visits substantively expanded their collaboration in content and scope to great extent.

Looking retrospectively, the one event occurred around this time. India sought after agre’me for Buddhist monk of over seventy, who spent years as member of state assembly and national parliament and Minority Commission for an appointment as its ambassador to Mongolia.

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