Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Sodontogos Erdenetsogt was appointed as the
Director-General of MONTSAME News Agency according to the order of the Chief of
the Office of the President.

E. Sodontogos holds Bachelor’s
degrees from the Foreign Language University (University of Humanities) in
English/Russian translation and Banking and Loan Economics from the Institute
of Finance and Economics respectively. She completed her Master’s Degree at the
School of Pan-Pacific International Studies of Kyung Hee University in the
Republic of Korea, specializing in International Political Economy.

She started her career as a
translator at the United Nations Populations Fund and the United States Agency
for International Development. She served as an attaché at the Department of
Multilateral Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and an Expert at
the National Security Council of Mongolia. At the Office of the President of
Mongolia, she led the Office of the Advisors to the President of Mongolia with
the key function of organizing and managing the day-to-day work of presidential
policy advisors from 2009. Prior to her selection and appointment as the CEO of
MCA-Mongolia, she led the National Secretariat for the Development of the
Second Compact Agreement from 2015-2019. She has 30 years of experience in the
international development and cooperation field.

E. Sodontogos is one of the
founding members of the “Discover Mongolia” International Mining Investors
Forum. She co-founded the “Mongolian Mining Journal” magazine, the first
Mongolian bilingual trade journal. Upon invitation by the Mongolian National
Broadcaster, she hosted a talk show in English, “Face to Face.”