Mongolia adopts seventh Amnesty Law
At the plenary session dated July 02, Parliament of Mongolia, the State Great Khural, adopted the Amnesty Law with 49 members of the parliament in attendance voted in favor.
MP N.Uchral represents Mongolia at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly committee meeting
Within the Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a virtual meeting of the Committee on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment was held on July 1, 2021, where parliamentarians of member states exchanged their views.
MP D.Tsogtbaatar represents Mongolia at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting
Within the Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), virtual meeting of the Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions was held on June 30, 2021 with the participation of more than 180 parliamentarians.
President U.Khurelsukh to support scholars and researchers
On June 30, President of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS), academician D.Regdel paid a courtesy call on President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh.
Law on COVID-19 Prevention and Combat amended
The State Great Khural, the parliament of Mongolia, approved the amendment to the Law on Prevention, Combat, and Reduction of Social and Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 at its June 30 plenary session.
Cabinet meeting in brief
At its regular meeting held today, on June 30, the cabinet made the following decisions:
Some measures to be taken on the integrated planning of new satellite cities in Khushig Valley
At the Cabinet meeting held today, June 30, the Minister of Construction and Urban Development was obliged to formulate a project for the regional development according to the concept on the integrated planning of new satellite cities of Khushig Valley in Tuv aimag within the third quarter of this year, and submit it for the Cabinet consideration.
Democratic Party caucus offers cooperation
The members of the Democratic Party (DP) caucus in the State Great Khural paid a courtesy call on President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, On June 29.
Mongolian People’s Party Caucus leaders pay courtesy call
Chair of the Mongolian People’s Party caucus in the State Great Khural D.Togtokhsuren MP, Deputy Chair J.Sukhbaatar MP, and head of the caucus office S.Dalkhaasuren paid a courtesy call on President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa to congratulate and wish success.
ARF Senior Officials’ Meeting held
Director of the Policy and Planning Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Sh.Odonbaatar participated in the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Senior Officials’ Meeting organized by Brunei Darussalam on June 29, 2021, presenting Mongolia’s position on regional and international security issues.
Chairman of Constitutional Court pays courtesy call on President
On June 29, Chairman of the Constitutional Court N.Chinbat paid a courtesy call on President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa.
Chairman of Citizens’ Representative Khural meets French Ambassador
Chairman of Citizens’ Representative Khural of Ulaanbaatar city J.Batbayasgalan yesterday, on June 28, met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic Philippe Merlin.
Advisors to President of Mongolia appointed
On June 28, 2021, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh issued an ordinance, appointing his policy advisors as follows.
Weekly review of parliamentary activities for June 21-25, 2021
June 21, 2021. MP Kh.Gankhuyag submitted the draft laws on amending the Law on Investment and the Law on Excise Tax to the Chairman of the State Great Hural G.Zandanshatar.
President Khurelsukh appoints Chief of Staff, National Security Council Secretary
Upon taking an oath of office, on June 25, President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh issued a decree on appointing Ya.Sodbaatar as the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President, dismissing U.Shijir. Sodbaatar served as Deputy Prime Minister in 2020-201 and Minister of Road and Transport Development in 2018-2019.
U.S. President sends congratulatory note to Mongolian President
President of the United States of America Joe Biden sent, June 24th, a note congratulating President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh on his election.
Government to submit its proposal to Parliament to continue supports for households and businesses
Yesterday, June 25, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene introduced to the National Security Council a proposal to continue the government's decision on providing an additional funding for the health sector, granting monthly allowance of MNT 100 thousand to each child, and paying utility bills (electricity, heat, and waste bills) of households and some enterprises until the end of this year, as well as extending a 50 percent discount rate of refined coal until March of 2022.
President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh sworn in
The 8th Presidential Election took place on June 9th, 2021, and ended with victory of Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, the candidate from the Mongolian People’s Party, with majority vote of 67.69 percent.
Foreign Minister attends Asia Pacific high-level conference on Belt and Road cooperation
On June 23 2021, H.E. Mrs. B.Battsetseg, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia attended the Asia Pacific High-level Conference on Belt and Road Cooperation organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. Over 30 dignitaries, including the Presidents, Prime Ministers, Foreign Ministers from Belt and Road Initiative countries and heads of International Organizations spoke during the conference.
Erdenet Medipas to be taken back under state ownership
A press release issued by the cabinet secretariat on June 24, informed that the Erdenes Medipas hospital, which was built by MNT 64.8 billion investment by the Erdenet Mining Corporation, has been transferred to the private sector illegally.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade