Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan participated in the ceremony for commissioning the infrastructure facilities constructed to support the proposed oil refinery project in Mongolia. Prime Minister of Mongolia, Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, six Cabinet Ministers & Governor of Dornogovi Province, T Enkhtuvsh also participated in the ceremony.
The Minister said this important event will pave the way to open a new chapter in bilateral trade and investment relations between India and Mongolia. The construction of the 1.5 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) Oil Refinery Project with Indian assistance is a shining example of our friendship. On completion of the project, it will meet about three-fourth of Mongolian requirement of oil. India remains committed to working with the government and the people of Mongolia to further strengthen our Strategic Partnership for mutual prosperity.