Kuwait announces plans to build public library in Ulaanbaatar

  Kuwait will fund the construction
and equipping of a public library in Ulaanbaatar. The announcement was
made during a state visit to Kuwait by Mongolian President Nambaryn
Enkhbayar. 

In an announcement in Kuwaiti-run
media, it was stated that “….His Highness, the Amir Sheikh Sabah
Al-Ahmad, showed the Mongolian President a model of a Kuwaiti-granted
national public library in Mongolia. The State of Kuwait will set up
a public library in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, at its expense
in the coming period as a gift from the Kuwaiti people to the Mongolian
people.” 

No further details about the
proposed library were released. 

In discussions during the visit,
a memo of understanding was signed by the two countries pledging additional
bilateral assistance in energy exploration and development. The memo
was signed by the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and the Mineral Resources
and Petroleum Authority of Mongolia. 

Kuwait and Mongolia also pledged
to support each other in international organizations.

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