Khalkh Gol soum writes petition concerning free-zone issue

2015-10-02 17:50:42

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Kh.Bolorchuluun MP handed a copy of the petition, signed by 1,600 inhabitants of Khalkh Gol soum of Dornod aimag, to the head of Standing Committee on petitions O.Baasankhuu on Thursday. He came to the MPs office with the locality's representatives.

In mid-July, parliament decided that a free zone of Khalkh Gol, covering 500 thousand hectares, will be established. This zone regulation includes no restriction neither quota for foreign workers.

 “This is likely to cause many risks. The locals requested the State Great Khural to change the status of the new free as an Agricultural zone” explained the locals L.Myagmarsuren, J.Gansukh and Ts.Enkhjargal.

"Here 1,600 signatures on the petition, but it has been backed by all the locals," they added.

In response, O Baasankhuu MP promised to study the issue and consider it at the Standing committee meeting.