28th Congress of Mongolian People’s Party begins

2017-11-20 10:44:31
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 28th Congress of the Mongolian People’s Party began on November 20 at the Central Cultural Palace.

The three-day meeting is being attended by 1,309 members of the party.

M.Enkhbold, Chairman of the Party and Speaker of Parliament opened the Congress and delivered a speech reporting his works as the Party’s Chairman for two terms, during which the Party was an opposition in Parliament (2012-2016), won majority of seats in the 2016 General Elections, and lost in the last three Presidential Elections. His speech touched upon the reasons for the Party’s loss and future directions.

In addition to the Chairman’s report, the Congress will see reports to be presented by the Secretary-General and the Supervisory Committee. Moreover, the Congress will address political, social and economic issues of Mongolia and activities and accomplishments of the Party since the last Congress, and future objectives and directions.

The MPP Congress convenes every four years to elect a new Chairman and leadership and revise the Party’s Rule and programs. By far, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh, MP D.Khayankhyarvaa and member of the MPP Conference N.Demberel are publicly known candidates for the post of the Party’s Chairman. The Party’s member, Head of ‘Made in Mongolia’ NGO G.Maitsetseg has reportedly presented her request to be nominated as well.