Organized by the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI), the “Silk Road” ceremony was held on February 13, 2018 in the chamber’s Great Hall.
The biennial ceremony has been taking place since 2007 to select and promote international organizations, diplomatic missions, foreign investors, individuals and projects implemented with foreign support or bilateral technical assistance which contribute to the socio-economic development of Mongolia.
During the ceremony, guests enjoyed a concert of a Mongolian ethnic group, contortionists and a fashion show by the Shilmel Zagvar Company. Afterwards, a ritual of making the first slice of uuts (main dish of the Mongolian Lunar New Year) was presented to the audience.
In the following nominations, companies, organizations and individuals were granted the Silk Road 2018 Awards:
Nominations for foreign direct investment entrepreneurs and entities
Nomination for bilateral and multilateral partners, international organizations and projects
Nomination for Foreign Individuals
Mr. John Langtry, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Australia to Mongolia, Mr. I.K.Koblandin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Mongolia, Mr. Okawa Naoto from the Japan-Mongolia Center for Human Resource Development Cooperation and Mr. Yaltsyn Manav, a Turkish Chef - Best contributor to development of the bilateral cooperation.