King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium met with Foreign Affairs Minister Ts.Munkh-Orgil on October 10, during a two-hour layover at Chinggis Khaan International Airport en route to Japan for a state visit.
Minister Ts.Munkh-Orgil welcomed them at the airport and introduced them to Mongolian history, culture, customs, and traditions, and the nation’s economic situation and future objectives.
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on aspects of cooperation in some areas between Belgium and Mongolia.
Minister Ts.MunkhOrgil noted that the Belgian government provided Mongolia with a soft loan to implement the Western Region Diagnosis and Treatment Center Enhancement Project and expressed his gratitude to the Belgian people and their government for assisting in improving Mongolian medical services.
King Philippe thanked the Minister for his warm welcome and stated that he and the Queen hope to have the opportunity to learn more about Mongolia in the future.