ULAN UDE, September 14 (Itar-Tass) — Prime Minister Sukhbaataryn Batbold of Mongolia has arrived in the Republic of Buryatia on Wednesday pfor a one-day visit. He began his familiarization with the republic with a trip to the Ivolgin Monastery, the center of Russian Buddhism. Batbold was received by Pandito Hambo lama Damba Ayusheyev, Head of the Buddhist traditional Sanghi (Church) of Russia.
An official in the press service of the Buryatia government has told Itar-Tass, "Sukhbaataryn Batbold will attend a ceremonial meeting on the occasion of the 20th jubilee of Mongolia's Consulate-General in Ulan Ude, and meet with Buryatia President Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn and RZD Company CEO Vladimir Yakunin".
Subjects for Batbold - Yakunin talks have not been disclosed. They, probably, will deal with economic cooperation areas of current importance, unofficial sources say. Journalists have not been invited to that meeting.