November 27, 2014 (Thursday)

FEC Welcomes Mr. Oktyabri Baasankhuu, Member of the State Great Hural of Mongolia

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FEC Executive Office

UPDATE: Dec 12, 2014

FEC President Matsuzawa met Mr. Oktyabri Baasankhuu, Member of the State Great Hural of Mongolia and Mr. Urtnasan Enkhtuvshin, CEO, Moh-Atom at FEC office on November 27, who were on a visit to Japan. Last year, the members of FEC Delegation to Mongolia received warm welcome from them in Ulaanbaatar. Mr. Ito, Chairman of FEC Japan-Mongolia Cultural and Economic Exchange Committee and Mr.Kidokoro, Former Ambassador to Mongolia joined the meeting.

At the meeting they exchanged views towards the strengthening of the ongoing relationship in the future. Mr. Baasankhuu said, “ Last week, former cabinet secretary Mr. Saikhanbileg was elected as a Mongolia’s new prime minister.His age is 45 years old and very young. Other ministers will be also appointed soon. I am the only Christian (Protestant)  Mongolia congressman, and am also a board member of the Christian Association in Asia. I would like to meet Japanese Christian people, therefore I would appreciate it if you could introduce them to me. Mongolia will host ASEM meeting in 2016. It is good to be able to hold a symposium in cooperation with FEC before or after the ASEM meeting.” Mr.Matsuzawa said,” Following the last year, I’m glad to meet you. I know many Japanese Christian people well and I want to introduce the right person to you.FEC has entered into a memorandum of cooperation with the Northeast Asia Association in Mongolia, and would like to promote cooperation in specific fields with them. They talked frankly about various topics including Mongolian political situation, railway projects and North Korea issue,and friendship was deepened.