Maximum number of alternative military personnel set

2019-08-28 17:16:17

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 28, the Cabinet approved the maximum number of personnel to serve in the alternative military service in 2020.  Governors of aimags and Ulaanbaatar city were tasked to organize military recruitment activities in each of their region pursuant to the relevant rules and regulations of the alternative military service in accordance with the Law on Military Service. Alternative military service enlistment is organized every year with a view to ensure proper implementation of the defense legislation and provide military training and education to the Mongolian citizens. 

The citizens who are enlisted in the alternative military service take part in defense activities in rural areas and assist in actions to combat natural disasters and other large-scale disasters and to enforce quarantine when necessary. Furthermore, they are responsible for actively participating in the development projects in rural areas of the country.