U.S. Ambassador Galt to Depart Mongolia

On November 10, U.S. Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt will depart Mongolia after more than two years of service. Since arriving in 2015, the Ambassador has actively engaged with all segments of Mongolian government and society, and commemorated several important anniversaries, including the year-long celebration of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States ...
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Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt’s Remarks at Annual National Museums Conference 2017

AMBASSADOR GALT: I am delighted to mark the opening of the 7th Annual National Museums Conference in Mongolia. This is the ideal venue to celebrate the achievements of the “Documentation of the Collections of the National Museum of Mongolia” project, which was funded by the United States Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation. Although I am unable ...
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Welcoming Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt to the New LEAD Mongolia Fellows

Hello, and welcome to all of our newest LEAD Mongolia Fellows. It is always exciting for me to meet with Fellows from the Leaders Advancing Democracy Mongolia program. Youth development and mentorship are among my highest priorities as United States Ambassador. Beginning early last year, I worked together with USAID to introduce the LEAD initiative ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at U.S. Independence Day Celebration

AMBASSADOR GALT: Foreign Minister Munkh-Orgil, distinguished guests, fellow Americans, and friends of the United States and Mongolia, welcome to tonight’s celebration of the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States of America. In commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, we recognize the desire of America’s founding fathers to govern themselves and ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at Jesse Davis Quartet’s “Jazz and Soul” concert

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good evening everyone. Today is the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States of America, so to start off, Happy Birthday America! It is a great pleasure to open this evening’s “Jazz and Soul” concert featuring a performance by world-famous jazz saxophonist, Jesse Davis, who hails from New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States. ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Business Roundtable of AmCham Trade Mission with GE

Achieving Sustainable Growth in Mongolia through an Improved Business Environment AMBASSADOR GALT: Good morning, everyone. It is my pleasure to participate in this business roundtable. I appreciate the opportunity totalk about the extraordinary U.S.-Mongolia partnership and what the improving Mongolian business environment means for everyone here. I would like to start by thanking Foreign Minister Munkh-Orgil ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the AmCham Trade Mission to Washington, DC

AMBASSADOR GALT: Mr. Foreign Minister, Chairman Liotta, Senior Vice President Overby, distinguished guests, it is my distinct pleasure to welcome you to AmCham’s Fourth Annual Trade Mission. Thank you to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for hosting us this morning and a warm welcome to the companies who have traveled from Mongolia as part of ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Opening of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s “Friendship Melodies” Concert

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good evening. Thank you, Mr. State Secretary, for joining me tonight. It is a great pleasure to open this evening’s performance by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, a group renowned for creating powerful musical experiences for audiences around the world. I am delighted to welcome as well the Mongolian Professional Music Association’s Itgel Chamber ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Direct Line Call

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening to those joining this Direct Line presentation: Export Opportunities in Mongolia’s Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Markets. I am pleased to have with me today Mr. Angarag, Head of the Renewable Energy Division in the Ministry of Energy, and Mr. Narantuguldur of Engie Group. I also ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Gobi Wolf 2017 Opening Dinner

AMBASSADOR GALT: Brigadier General Badral, Governor Naranbaatar, Chairman Sugir, distinguished guests, good evening. I am delighted to welcome you to tonight’s dinner. Gobi Wolf 2017 is off to a great start, demonstrating yet again the close partnership between the United States and Mongolia. We have jointly hosted this exercise for six of the 30 years ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Gobi Wolf 2017 Opening Ceremony

AMBASSADOR GALT: Brigadier General Badral, Member of Parliament Amarzaya, Governor Naranbaatar, Chairman Sugir, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. It is a great pleasure to participate in the opening of Gobi Wolf 2017. In a year marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-Mongolia diplomatic relations, this exercise is a superb example of ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Uvs American Shelf Ribbon Cutting

AMBASSADOR GALT: Governor Batsaikhan, Director Bulgan and staff, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. It is my pleasure to be here today to formally open the newest addition to our growing network of American Spaces in Mongolia. This is a wonderful way to celebrate the 30th anniversary this year of the establishment of U.S.-Mongolia diplomatic relations. ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Khovd American Corner 10th Anniversary Event

AMBASSADOR GALT: Governor Galsandondog, library staff, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. I am delighted to be in Khovd to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the American Cultural and Information Center. This event coincides, as many of you know, with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Mongolia. Governor ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the the BCM Ambassadors Roundtable

AMBASSADOR GALT: Chairman Byambasaikhan, Ambassadors Jaeger, Duppel, and Takaoka, and members of the Business Council of Mongolia, thank you for inviting me to discuss this important topic with fellow supporters of Mongolia’s democracy and free-market economy. 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Mongolia, and I ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Launch of the Mercy Corps Livestock Project

AMBASSADOR GALT: Deputy Prime Minister Khurelsukh, Ramesh Singh and the Mercy Corps team, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. It is a pleasure to participate in the launch of Mercy Corps’ new economic development program focused on building a competitive meat export sector. I have been excited about this project since my arrival in Ulaanbaatar a ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Entrepreneurship Expo 2017

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good afternoon, and welcome to the U.S. Embassy’s first-ever Entrepreneurship Expo! MP Uchral, thank you for participating. I recognize and appreciate the important work that you and the Parliamentary Innovation Caucus do to improve the start-up ecosystem in Mongolia. Throughout the world, U.S. embassies promote entrepreneurship and the essential role it plays in ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Boeing Operating Lease Agreement Signing

AMBASSADOR GALT: Mr. Tamir, State Secretary Davaasuren, Vice Minister Tsogtgerel, Boeing executives, ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be with you this morning to celebrate the operating lease agreement signing for two Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. As U.S. Ambassador, expanding our economic engagement with Mongolia – especially our trade and investment ties – ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the English Language Lab Ribbon Cutting

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good morning. Vice Minister Dulamdorj, Major General Choijamts, distinguished guests, I am delighted to be with you today at the National Defense University, Mongolia’s premier professional military education institution. I can think of no better place for a state-of-the-art English language lab than NDU’s Foreign Language Training Center, which already has impressive language ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at MASA Panel Discussion on Women’s Leadership

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good evening, MASA members, panelists, and distinguished guests. Thank you Ms. Gandolgor for your introduction and for organizing tonight’s discussion. I would also like to recognize Vice Minister of Finance and MASA President Bulgantuya for your leadership and for serving as such a compelling role model for women and girls. It is an ...
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Direct Line Call Opening Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening to those of you who are joining this Direct Line presentation: Export Opportunities in Mongolia’s Agribusiness and Livestock Sector. I am joined here in UB today by Ms. Enkhtsetseg from Mercy Corps and Mr. David Reiner from MSM, an agricultural equipment distributor. I also have with ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Press Roundtable

AMBASSADOR GALT: We are pleased to be celebrating the 30th anniversary of our diplomatic relationship this year. In cooperation with the MFA, we marked the actual anniversary date, January 27, with an academic conference, a photo exhibit, a concert with both U.S. and Mongolian musicians, and a diplomatic reception. We’re looking to continue the celebration ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Altai-Denali Ger Naming Ceremony

AMBASSADOR GALT: Minister Oyunkhorol, Ministry of Environment and Tourism officials, and Mr. Medema, welcome to the U.S. Embassy ger. Thank you all for joining us for the naming of this innovative ger, which was inspired by Mongolia and made in America. We dedicated this ger in October to welcome our consular customers in a manner ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the Intellectual Property Rights Workshop

AMBASSADOR GALT: Good morning, everyone. Thank you Michael, good morning everyone, in Mongolia rain and snow is auspicious; so I think we’re off to a very good start this morning. It’s a great pleasure to be here, Ms. Oyungerel, Chairman Liotta, colleagues from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Department of Justice, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the LEAD-Mongolia Launch Event

AMBASSADOR GALT: Members of the Leaders Advancing Democracy team, distinguished guests, members of the press – good morning, everyone. I am delighted to be here for today’s launch ceremony. Since my arrival in Mongolia a year ago, as Adam noted, one of my priorities has been to engage with young people across this country. I ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt at the AmCham Mongolia’s September Monthly Meeting with Prime Minister of Mongolia J.Erdenebat

AMBASSADOR GALT: Thank you, Jay. Good morning everyone, Mr. Prime Minister, AmCham members, it’s a great pleasure to be with you this morning. It is a privilege to share the AmCham stage with Prime Minister Erdenebat. Since Mongolia’s new government took office, my colleagues and I at the United States Embassy have expressed the hope ...
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Video Remarks by Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt to the APCSS Inclusion Workshop

AMBASSADOR GALT: Greetings and a warm welcome to the participants in this week’s workshop on addressing institutional impediments to inclusion in the security sector. I regret that I am not there to greet you in person, but I am delighted that you have a chance to meet my new Deputy, Manny Micaller, and that you ...
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