Voting gets underway for 2021 presidential election
Polling stations opened today at 7 AM and voting is underway across the country.
Polar Star Order presented to Ambassador of Russia
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga has issued a decree on conferral of the Polar Star Order upon Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation I.K.Azizov. The Order was presented by the President, today, June 8, in the State Palace.
International team to observe Mongolia’s presidential election
A total of 11 media organizations are expected to observe Mongolia’s presidential election on June 9, an official from the General Election Commission (GEC) said today.
Presidential election campaign wraps up, mobile voting begins
The nationwide polls for the 2021 presidential election of Mongolia are about to begin in less than 24 hours - at 7 AM, June 9, Wednesday. Election campaigning for Mongolia’s presidential election has ended at 12 AM, June 8, after running for 15 days, with the election silence period now launched.
Meeting held with UN Resident Coordinator
Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Mr. S.Amarsaikhan held a meeting yesterday with UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia Mr. Tapan Mishra.
MoU signed between Secretariat of Parliament and The Asia Foundation
Secretary General of the State Great Hural L.Ulziisaikhan received the Asia Foundation’s Country Representative in Ulaanbaatar Mark Koenig on June 4 and signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Secretariat of the Parliament of Mongolia and The Asia Foundation on the 2021 Cooperation Plan.
Parliamentary group chairs agree to expand Mongolia-Hungary cooperation in agriculture
On June 3, Member of the State Great Khural, Chair of Mongolia-Hungary parliamentary group N.Ganibal had a virtual meeting with Member of the National Assembly of Hungary, Chair of the National Assembly’s Hungary Mongolia parliamentary group Horvath Laszlo to discuss relations and cooperation between the two countries and cooperation between the parliamentary groups.
Weekly review of parliamentary activities for May 31-June 4, 2021
A working group established by the Parliament Chairman’s Decree No. 33 to review the implementation of relevant laws and regulations approved by the State Great Hural in connection with the political situation met on June 2, 2021.
Foreign Minister holds bilateral meetings during St. Petersburg Int’l Economic Forum
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B.Battsetseg is participating in the 24th Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, which was launched in Saint Petersburg, Russia on June 2.
Foreign Minister meets with Gazprom management committee chair
Minister of Foreign Affairs B. Battsetseg, who is currently on a working visit to the Russian Federation, held a meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Management Committee (CEO) of Russian energy company Gazprom A.B. Miller on June 2 in Saint Petersburg.
Export credit agreement signed
Ms. Battungalag Gankhuurai, Ambassador of Mongolia to the Republic of Austria and Ms.Mary-Ann Hayes, Head of Structures Trade and Export Finance, UniCredit Bank as well as Ms.Doris Pignitter, Director for Organized Trade and Export Finance, UniCredit Bank, signed the Export Credit Agreement for the ‘Upgrading of Medical Equipment and Capacity at the Central Military Hospital’ project with a value of 8 million euros on June 2, 2021 in Vienna.
Heads of local Emergency Commissions instructed to accelerate vaccination
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the State Emergency Commission S.Amarsaikhan and Minister of Health S.Enkhbold held a virtual meeting with the Heads of Emergency Commissions of the aimags yesterday.
Parliamentary Secretary General takes part in IPU Association of Secretary Generals of Parliaments meeting
Ms. L.Ulziisaikhan, Secretary General of the State Great Hural, participated in the virtual meeting of the Association of Secretary Generals of Parliaments (ASGP), in parallel with the 142 Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Mongolian Ambassador presents credentials virtually
On May 25, Mongolia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Latvia B. Dorj presented his Letter of Credence virtually to the President of Latvia Egils Levits.
Mongolians abroad vote for presidential election
On May 30 and 31, Mongolian citizen voters residing in foreign countries cast their ballot for the Mongolian presidential election ahead of the polling day inside the country.
Official talks held between Foreign Ministers of Mongolia and Russia
On June 1, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg held official talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S.V.Lavrov in the framework of her visit.
PM L.Oyun-Erdene: 2022 state budget will focus on subcenter development
On May 31, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene became acquainted with the works being carried out in Bayanzurkh district of the capital city. More specifically, he became acquainted with the plans of underpass and roundabouts as well as the re-planning of ger areas in the capital city, ‘Shar Khad’ subcenter, and the project implementation for affordable, green apartments.
Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg arrives in Moscow
On May 31, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg arrived in Moscow, Russia. The Foreign Minister was welcomed by officials of the Embassy of Mongolia in Russia and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Moscow Domodedovo Airport.
Ambassador to Russia meets Federation Council Committee Deputy Chair
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Russian Federation D.Davaa had a meeting with Alexander Bogdanovich Karlin, Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, on May 28.
Weekly review of parliamentary activities for May 24-28, 2021
May 24, 2021. Member of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia, Head of the Mongolian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Mr. D.Tsogtbaatar met with H.E. Jalgas Adilbayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership