National holiday of Mongolia

Organization, 11 July 2022

On 11 – 13 July, Mongolia, a Member State of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, celebrates Naadam, the main national holiday of the country.

Naadam holiday is dedicated to the anniversary of the National Democratic Revolution, which was accomplished in 1921 and put the beginning of a new historical epoch in the development of the Mongolian State. According to a centuries-old tradition, Mongolian people celebrate these festive days with wide participation in popular sports – wrestling, horse racing and archery.

Mongolia has been a JINR Member State since its foundation. For more than half a century, Mongolian scientists have been successfully taking part in JINR activities. Nowadays, collaboration is carried out on 17 topics of the JINR Topical Plan in all fields of JINR activities, including the educational programme.

Last month, a delegation of the Embassy of Mongolia to the Russian Federation visited JINR. During the visit, the parties discussed prospects for the Mongolia-JINR cooperation development and paid special attention to the educational field and spread of information about the Institute. At the meeting, in particular, the possibility of the admission of Mongolian students majoring in natural sciences through the University “Dubna” and the new MSU branch in Dubna. In addition, representatives of the Mongolian diplomatic mission presented awards of the Mongolian Government to two employees of the Joint Institute.

JINR Directorate congratulates Mongolian colleagues on the national holiday of Naadam and wishes them and their families good health, happiness, and fruitful work at the multinational Institute for the benefit of science and progress!