Salary of national team athletes to be raised from June 1

2021-05-27 14:15:47

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Spokesperson of Prime Minister Ch.Bolortuya today presented some decisions made at the Cabinet meeting dated May 27.

According to her, the Cabinet decided to give one-time monetary incentive of MNT 10 million to each athlete who qualified for Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics as well as to raise the pay of members of the national team to MNT 1.5 million from June 1 to September 30, 2021 and to further increase the salary of athletes to MNT 1.2 million and the salary of coaches to MNT 1.5 million. It is also deemed possible to cover the required financing from the budget of the State Committee for Physical Education and Sport. 

Incidentally, Mongolian athletes have so far earned 30 quota places in 12 events of Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.