/MONTSAME/. Mr. J. Sandagsuren, First Deputy Governor of Ulaanbaatar in charge
Economy and Infrastructure,
met with representatives led by Mr. Akihiro Satake, Chief, Environmental Policy
Section, Eco-City Promotion Department, Environmental Bureau, City of Sapporo,
Japan, and discussed the project to reduce carbon emissions.

Emphasizing the
importance of implementing projects in reducing Ulaanbaatar city’s air
pollution, Mr. Sandagsuren gave brief information about energy-efficient
housing and other green projects. In addition, he expressed readiness to
participate in the research of carbon dioxide reduction projects.

This was the second
meeting this year for the project of “City-to-City Collaboration for the
Zero-Carbon Society” within the framework of cooperation between the
cities of Ulaanbaatar and Sapporo. During the meeting, the relevant leaders and
experts of the two cities exchanged opinions about Ulaanbaatar Air Quality.
In addition, based on the experience of Sapporo city and environmental
measurements made in the capital Ulaanbaatar, the issues of deepening the
understanding of energy management and implementing projects to reduce carbon
emissions were discussed.

Mr. Akihiro Satake
introduced the characteristics of the weather, buildings, and structures of the
two cities and proposed appropriate measures in this context. He also said that
he is confident that the relations and cooperation between the two cities will
further expand as a result of a joint effort