U.Khurelsukh to take presidential oath on June 25

2021-06-14 12:34:54

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On June 11, the State Great Khural (Parliament) of Mongolia passed a resolution setting a date for the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect U.Khurelsukh. 

In the presidential election that took place on June 9, 2021, candidate from the Mongolian People’s Party U.Khurelsukh led the ballot with 823,326 votes or gained 67.8 percent of total votes, whereas candidate from the Right Person Electoral Coalition D.Enkhbat followed with 246,968 votes (20.3 percent) with candidate from the Democratic Party S.Erdene collecting 72,832 votes (6 percent).

77 percent of the MPs voted in favor of the resolution to have U.Khurelsukh sworn in as the sixth President of Mongolia at 11:40 AM on June 25. 

As stated in the Constitution of Mongolia, within 30 days after the election, the President-elect shall take the following oath before the National Parliament:

“I swear that I will guard and defend the independence and sovereignty of Mongolia, freedom of the people and national unity, and that I will uphold and observe the Constitution and faithfully perform the duties of the President”.