Press release

Khanbogd scholarship recipients number increased to 218

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia,

24 students from the Khanbogd soum, Umnugovi were awarded scholarships as part of our Tripartite agreement with the Khanbogd soum herders and Oyu Tolgoi LLC thus increasing the total Khanbogd scholarship recipients number to 218 during the period of 2010-2017. The scholarships were awarded to Khanbogd resident herders’ children who are starting their Bachelor studies this year and the scholarship requirements were based on the herder family’s location (must a resident of Khanbogd soum) and the student’s GPA. Our warm congratulations to the scholarship recipients and the future of Mongolia! Natural wealth to enduring value, knowledge, and skill!

About Oyu Tolgoi LLC (

Oyu Tolgoi LLC, Mongolia's largest copper and gold mining company, is a strategic partnership between the Government of Mongolia, Turquoise Hill Resources and Rio Tinto. Located in the South Gobi, Oyu Tolgoi commenced shipment of product to customers in July 2013. Oyu Tolgoi is managed by Rio Tinto, which is investing global expertise and cutting-edge technology to help develop Mongolia’s mining industry and ensure Oyu Tolgoi is one of the world’s most advanced mines. For Oyu Tolgoi, nothing matters more than safety. The business operates under the principle that if a job cannot be done safely, it will not be done at all.

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