Ulaanbaatar, 25 December 2021 (TDI): Cuban Ambassador to Mongolia, Jorge Ferrer held a meeting with the Foreign Minister of the host country Battsetseg Batmunkh, on Friday.
Cuban Ambassador Ferrer has been just appointed in Mongolia earlier this month. He presented a copy of his credential letters to the Mongolian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Munkhjin Batsumber, on 7 December.
During the meeting, the two discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries. The meeting allowed Foreign Minister Battsetseg to express gratitude to the Cuban Ambassador for granting scholarships to Mongolian students.
She also underlined the highly valued relations between Cuba and Mongolia as the country was the first American state to establish relations with Mongolia.
En encuentro entre el embajador de Cuba, Jorge Ferrer y la Canciller de #Mongolia @ BattsetsegBatm2, la Ministra agradeció a #Cuba por otorgar becas universitarias a estudiantes #mongoles y destacó que Cuba fue el primer país de las Américas en establecer relaciones con su país. pic.twitter.com/SN2ROYD4ds
— Embajada de Cuba en Mongolia (@EmbCubaMongolia) December 24, 2021
The talks also lead the two to express satisfaction about the fluid bilateral consultation at the UN and other organizations. They also discussed their interest to strengthen these bilateral consultations at the UN.
The two sides had also expressed agreement to continue expanding the relations and cooperation in a wide range of fields. They committed to cooperating in health, education, tourism.
Cuban Scholarships to Mongolian Students
While visiting the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Munkhjin Batsumber earlier this month, Cuban Ambassador, Jorge Ferrer had announced that his government is working to continue providing Scholarships to Mongolia.
More than 140 students from Mongolia have already completed their degrees from Cuba on scholarship. The country has been providing scholarships to Mongolia since 1963. Earlier Ambassador Ferrer also met with the Minister of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia, Khishgeegiin Nyambaatar.