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Estonia opened its first Honorary Consulate in Mongolia

07.05.2015

On Monday, May 4, the Foreign Ministry's Undersecretary for European and Transatlantic Relations Mart Laanemäe and Estonian Ambassador Toomas Lukk Estonia's opened Estonia’s first honorary consulate in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Estonian honorary consul is Khulan Lkhagvasuren, whose consular territory covers all of Mongolia.

At the opening of the Honorary Consulate, Undersecretary Laanemäe said that Estonian-Mongolian relations are good, yet there is the potential to develop relations in all areas. Laanemäe expressed hope that above all the opening of the Honorary Consulate will help strengthen both political and economic ties between Estonia and Mongolia. Ambassador Toomas Lukk remarked that Mongolian interest in Estonia’s developments and experience is great. “Mongolia is particularly interested in our e-government solutions,” Lukk specified.

The Honorary Consulate in Ulaanbaatar is located at Baga Toiruu 42, Sukhbaatar district. The Honorary Consul can be reached by telephone at +976 9999 8028 and e-mails can be sent to khulan.lkhagvasuren@mfa.ee.

The Estonian Honorary Consul Khulan Lkhagvasuren was born in 1966 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. She graduated from the Moscow State University of Economics with a degree in commercial economics. Since 2012, Khulan Lkhagvasuren has worked as the Director General of the consulting company Kingdom of the majesty LLC (dealing in trade, financial services and business development). She is also an adviser to the Dutch Representation in Mongolia as an education specialist. Until June 2015, Khulan Lkhagvasuren will also be busy as a project manager with the German Agency for International Cooperation’s (GIZ) program Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia. The Honorary Consul has experience from working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) team and at embassies of the United States and the Czech Republic in Mongolia. She has also been the economic, as well as the consular assistant at the Mongolian Embassy in Belgium. Khulan Lkhagvasuren is the director of the Business to Business Club. The honorary consul speaks Mongolian, Russian, English, Czech and German.

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