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Airport renamed after Genghis Khan PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 January 2006
Buyant Ukhaa airport has without much publicity been renamed "Chinggis Khaan International Airport". Unknowning travellers were surprised to hear upon touchdown the pilots announcement mentioning this new name.
According a resolution of cabinet proposed by the ministry of tourism and transport the name was changed starting January 1st.

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 1 Buyant Uhaa sounds better
Written by Guest, on 2006-05-16 18:51:43, IP:
Why change? Buyant Uhaa is, indeed, a welcoming word (a hill or a mountain that brings a good luck or a good omen???). We already have a Chingis vodka, a Chingis hotel, a Chingis college so on and so forth. Enough already!. Isn't this showing disrecpect to someone's name? How about renaming Ulan Batar Chingistown?. Amara
 2 They are talking about it
Written by Guest, on 2006-05-18 01:55:16, IP:
Changing the name of UB to Chinggis related termonology is in talks I heard...
 3 This is gay
Written by Guest, on 2006-06-26 13:46:30, IP:
Everything is changing to Chingis, it sounds so gay.
 4 Good Desicion
Written by Guest, on 2006-07-02 22:36:56, IP:
Indeed one could always be cynical about subjects that they haven't got much to say about, but based on what the previous lousy comments trying to say and to try to shut them up- from the name recognition point of view, internationally, it is the wisest thing to do...
 5 bibi
Written by Guest, on 2006-07-06 10:16:42, IP:
hehe impressive.what next
 6 enough
Written by Guest, on 2006-07-12 11:18:21, IP:
enough with this renaming-everything-to-chingis stuff, my mongolian brovs, isn't our obsession with our great ancestor running it's course, perhaps we should name every child chinghis so that we can be like korean's "kim" or chinese "chin" or "wang"... think about it , it's turning into a personality cult, and as history taught us that is never a good idea...

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