Mongolia’s Permanent Representative and Ambassador to International Civil Aviation Organization Ya.Ariunbold presented his Letter of Credence to ICAO Secretary General Madame Fang Liu on February 20th, 2019.
At the meeting following the ceremony, Secretary General highlighted ICAO’s 75th anniversary celebration and the upcoming 40th ICAO Assembly, which will commence on September 24th, aimed at promoting new innovations in the civil aviation sector, including drones, flying taxis and new crafts, as a progress to further support member states innovative initiatives.
Permanent Representative and Ambassador Ya.Ariunbold expressed the opportunity to further enhance trade, economic cooperation and people-to-people relations in line with mutual activities of the International Civil Aviation Organization in connection with the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDC). Ambassador further noted Mongolia’s interest to run for ICAO Council, and highlighted the liberalization of Mongolia’s aviation, hence to increase ties with ICAO for expanding its international flight over Mongolia.
Ambassador briefed the process of Mongolian travel documents to meet modern standards and to introduce Crew Member Cards. Moreover, he expressed his interest to participate on an official level from Mongolia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs, and Authority for State Registration to ICAO’s 15th Symposium and Exhibition on the ICAO Traveler Identification Programme (TRIP), to be held from June 25-28, 2019 in Montreal.
The Secretary General and the Permanent Representative emphasized continued closer cooperation.