Embassy Closure: Thursday 26 May 2016
Please note that the Australian Embassy will be closed on Thursday 26 May 2016. The Embassy will be open from Friday 27 May as per normal hours.
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Australian Federal Election
Election Day in Australia is Saturday 2 July 2016.
Early (in-person) voting will be offered at the Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar. Election arrangements including voting times will soon be published on this page.
In the meantime, you can find information relating to being overseas at election time on the Australian Electoral Commission’s (AEC) website www.aec.gov.au.
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
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.
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