Australian Embassy
Mongolia

 

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Overseas Voting for the Australian Federal Election

The Australian federal election will held in Australia on Saturday 2 July 2016. Australians overseas can apply online for  a postal vote through the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website (http://www.aec.gov.au/election/pva/).

Also, the Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar will be open for in-person (pre-poll) voting on weekdays commencing Monday 20 June until Friday 1 July 2016 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Please bring your Australian passport with you. We ask that you contact us (email below) with the time you plan to vote so we can minimise any queues. The Embassy will also be open for (pre-poll) voting on Saturday 2 July 2016 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

Please, if you have any questions or need any further information please contact the Embassy as early as possible at:

Email: mongolia.embassy@dfat.gov.au

Telephone: +976 70133001

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22 December 2015 - Embassy Establishment

Australia's first resident Ambassador to Mongolia, Mr John Langtry presented credentials to His Excellency Mr Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia on 22 December 2015. The Ambassador\'s Introductory remarks are as follows:

Mr John Langtry

Mr John Langtry

It is a great honour to be appointed as Australia’s first resident Ambassador to Mongolia. I look forward to building upon the strong relationship between Mongolia and Australia. We share democratic values. We both want our economies to prosper. We both value education highly. We both have shared interests in a rules-based regional order.

I look forward to working with, the over 50, Australian organisations and business already partnering with Mongolian business and welcoming the participation of many more. I am pleased that over 400 Mongolian scholarship students have graduated from Australian universities and have brought their skills and experiences (and a love for new sports and culture) back home. I look forward to meeting many of these graduates and hearing about their experiences in Australia.

2016 will be a busy year for our Embassy team. We will open a new permanent chancery later in the year. We will do everything we can to support the ASEM meeting of world leaders to Ulaanbaatar. We will continue to work hard on investment relations.

I thank the Government of Mongolia for all its work in assisting us to establish the Australian Embassy here before the end of 2015. I look forward to developing close relations with the Government, to getting to know Australia’s many friends in Mongolia, and to learning more about the history and culture of this wonderful country.

John Langtry

Ambassador

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