The Netherlands in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Director Department for Asia and Oceania visits Mongolia

On May 11 2016, Mr. Peter Potman, Director of the Department for Asia and Oceania (DAO) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, led the Dutch delegation in the second Consultative meeting between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Netherlands which was held in Ulaanbaatar.

Mr. D. Gankhuyag, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia co-chaired the meeting. Both parties exchanged views on political and economic issues and discussed possibilities for future cooperation.

The day before on May 10th, Mr. Potman met with Dutch companies that are active in Mongolia. Although Mongolia faces different economic challenges. There are opportunities for projects and business development in horticulture, dairy, meat production and processing as well as clean energy and the water sector. Several instruments of the Dutch government are available to support initiatives of Dutch and Mongolian companies.