Mongolian People’s Party, Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party merge

2021-04-30 15:35:51

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On April 29, the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP), the current ruling party in the parliament of Mongolia, and the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) established an agreement to merge in a virtual ceremony. A joint working group selected from the two political parties has written the agreement with a total of 33 sets of articles. 

The ceremony for the merge was attended by MPP Leader and former Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh, Secretary-General of the party D.Amarbayasgalan, Head of the Capital City MPP Committee and Ulaanbaatar’s Mayor D.Sumiyabazar, MPRP Leader and former President of Mongolia N.Enkhbayar, the party’s Secretary-General E.Erdenejamiyan as well as more than 300 thousand members and supporters of the two parties, as reported by the press offices of the two parties. 

During the event, MPP Leader U. Khurelsukh emphasized that the union of the two parties with shared values is a historic milestone which brought upon by a social demand, and called for the two parties to work together representing common interests. MPRP Leader N. Enkhbayar said that both parties are not complete without one another. 

In 2010, the current Mongolian People’s Party restored its original name dating back to 1921, and former President of Mongolia Enkhbayar Nambar founded a new political party and gained permission to use the name - Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party in 2011. 

In connection with this incident, member of the parliament S.Ganbaatar, who was elected from the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party in 2020 legislative elections from Orkhon aimag’s electoral constituency, announced that he is leaving the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party and is joining the Democratic Party. Today, April 30, he has received his member identification card from the DP, which won 11 seats in the 76-seat parliament of Mongolia last year.