L. Oyun-Erdene becomes 32nd Prime Minister of Mongolia
At its plenary meeting today, January 27, the Parliament has appointed L.Oyun-Erdene as 32nd Prime Minister of Mongolia, with 87.9 percent of votes.
Mongolia - Germany consultative meeting to take place in September
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs N.Ankhbayar had an online- meeting with Jasper Wieck, Deputy Director General for Asia and the Pacific of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, on January 26, 2021.
MoU signed to explore possibilities for student exchange programs
Mongolia’s Ambassador to Canada Ya. Ariunbold witnessed the MOU signing ceremony between the Metropolitan Education Department of Mongolia and the British Columbia Council for International Education of Canada and delivered his remarks on the occasion of the ceremony.
Parliament's standing committee supports President’s proposal to appoint Oyun-Erdene as PM
In the Article 28.1 of the Law on Session Procedures of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia, it states that the Standing Committee on State Structure shall discuss the nominee for Prime Minister within 3 working days after the President of Mongolia submits his proposal to the State Great Hural in accordance with Article 39.2 of the Constitution of Mongolia.
Diplomatic passport holders to travel to Slovenia visa free
At its regular meeting on January 27, the Cabinet made the following decisions:
"Mongolia ready to receive COVID-19 vaccines"
On January 26, the parliamentary standing committee on economy discussed an additional financing agreement between Mongolia and the International Development Association (IDA) on COVID-19 prevention, response and preparedness project in Mongolia. The draft agreement was submitted by the cabinet on January 21, 2021.
Bill on customs duty, VAT exemptions to agricultural machinery, supplies submitted
Members of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia Ch.Undram, G.Damdinnyam and T.Aubakir submitted a bill on Exemption from Customs Duty and Value Added Tax to G.Zandanshatar, Speaker of the Parliament on January 26, 2021.
Mongolian Government urges Oyu Tolgoi Investment Agreement revision and Dubai Agreement termination
The Government of Mongolia is urging the Oyu Tolgoi project investors to revise the Oyu Tolgoi Investment Agreement signed in 2009 and terminate the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine Development and Financing Plan, known as ‘Dubai Agreement’, according to the statements made by Acting Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Kh.Nyambaatar and Deputy Chief of Cabinet Secretariat B.Solongoo, when they today met Member of the Parliament S.Ganbaatar, who has gone on hunger strike, demanding Oyu Tolgoi agreement termination.
France to donate oxygen therapy equipment for Mongolia’s fight against COVID-19
France is donating assistance worth EUR 54,000 or MNT 184 million for Mongolia’s fight against the COVID-19 within the framework of the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM).
Ambassador expresses readiness to give all-round support to Gazoprovod Soyuz Vostok
Ambassador D. Davaa congratulated Yevgeny Aseev on his appointment as director of the Gazprovod Soyuz Vostok and noted that the Mongolian Embassy in Russia is ready to provide the company with all-round support.
President invokes veto on Jurisdiction Law
Chief of Staff U.Shijir said in a statement made on January 25 that the President is invoking a line-item veto on the Law on Jurisdiction, adopted January 15th, 2021.
Line-item veto invoked on Law against Corruption
The President invoked a line-item veto on Article 1 of the Amendments to the Law Against Corruption, adopted December 31st, 2020. The Article provides: “Director of the Independent Agency Against Corruption (IAAC) shall be appointed at the recommendation of Prime Minister for a 6-year term”.
Weekly review of Parliament plenary sessions for January 19-23
2021.01.19. At the Standing Committee meeting on Legal Affairs, final discussion of the State Great Hural Resolution on “Approval of the Guidelines for Improving the Legislation of Mongolia until 2024” was proceeded.
Bill approved on ensuring implementation of development policy and planning law
On January 21, 2021, the parliament of Mongolia, State Great Khural approved a parliamentary resolution on giving direction to the government of Mongolia on ensuring the implementation of the law on development policy, planning and its management.
Letter on nomination for PM presented to President
Head of the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) caucus in the State Great Khural D.Togtokhsuren MP and Chairman of the Standing Committee on State Structures L.Enkh-Amgalan presented the official letter on the nomination for appointment as Prime Minister to Chief of Staff of the President’s Office U.Shijir.
Address of President to Parliamentary session regarding PM’s resignation
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga delivered a speech at the special session of the Parliament on January 21st.
Deputy Foreign Minister addresses about regional cooperation at 17th ACD Ministerial Meeting
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B. Munkhjin attended the 17th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue virtually held on January 21.
Mongolian People’s Party nominates Oyun-Erdene as Prime Minister
Earlier today, January 22, Steering Committee of the ruling-Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) and the MPP's Conference convened and unanimously agreed to nominate L.Oyun-Erdene as the next Prime Minister of Mongolia. He has been serving as the Chief of the Cabinet Secretary since July 2020.
Batdavaa appointed as chairperson of National Statistics Office
On January 20, plenary session of the State Great Khural approved to appoint Batdavaa Batmunkh as the Chairperson of the National Statistics Office of Mongolia.
Parliament approves PM Khurelsukh's resignation
On January 21, the plenary session of the State Great Khural, the parliament of Mongolia, held a discussion and voted on the resignation of Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh. 95.2 percent of members in attendance voting in favor of his departure.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade