President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21), in Paris, France. On the sidelines of the Conference, President Elbegdorj has received a certificate approving that the Burkhan Khaldun Mountain of Mongolia and its surrounding landscape has been registered to the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Ms. Irina Bokova, the Director-General of the UNESCO has handed over the certificate.
After, President Elbegdorj held a meeting with Director-General of the UNESCO Irina Bokova and exchanged views on the bilateral cooperation. The President congratulated the UNESCO on its 70th anniversary and expressed his satisfaction over the mutual relations and cooperation between Mongolia and the UNESCO.
President of Mongolia highly valued the UNESCO’s contribution to spreading science education, eliminating illiteracy, protecting the national, cultural and historic heritages, introducing new technologies, strengthening human rights and the economic development of Mongolia.