ULAN BATOR, July 4 -- China has opened a consulate general in Zamyn-Uud, a Mongolian border town in the southeastern Dornogovi province.
It is China's first consulate general to Mongolia and the first foreign diplomatic mission in Zamyn-Uud.
At the opening ceremony on Thursday, Mongolian Deputy Foreign Minister D. Gankhuyag exchanged views with his Chinese counterpart Xie Hangsheng on bilateral relations and further cooperation.
Chinese Ambassador Wang Xiaolong and Governor of Dornogovi province P. Gankhuyag also attended the ceremony.
Zamyn-Uud is located in the Bobi Desert along the Mongolia-China border across from Erenhot, a town in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.