Exhibition for the 30th anniversary of adoption of democratic constitution opens

Art & Culture
2022-01-13 15:11:44

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. An exhibition titled ‘The Constitution of Mongolia-30 years’ has been opened today at the National Museum of Mongolia on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the democratic Constitution of Mongolia.

Last year, the State Great Khural (Parliament) approved a resolution No:97, recognizing the need of strengthening the role, achievements and success of the Constitution in society on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the democratic Constitution of Mongolia. Within the framework of this resolution, the State Great Khural, in collaboration with General Authority for Archives and the National Museum of Mongolia, is organizing the exhibition with aims to promote the Constitution to the public and build a culture of respect to the Constitution.

In his opening speech, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament T.Ayursaikhan said, “With our new democratic Constitution, we, Mongolians, strengthened the national independence and sovereignty through its declaration to the world that Mongolia is a democratic country, and that the country will further continue on the path of democracy by building a humane, civil and democratic society that values human rights, freedom, justice, equality and national unity. The exhibits of this exhibition are important to introduce the history of the constitutional organization and the Constitution of Mongolia, statehood and historical traditions to the public, especially to children and youth, and to promote the respect for the Constitution.”

During the ceremony, Chief of Staff of the Office of the President Ya. Sodbaatar pronounced a decree of the President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh on the placement of a replica of the Constitution of Mongolia at the National Museum of Mongolia, with the purpose of making the Constitution respected and known to the public, and handed the replica of the Constitution over to Director of the National Museum L. Jargal.

The exhibition features the 1924, 1940, 1960, and 1992 Constitutions for the first time. It also displays archival documents such as decrees, resolutions, decisions, speeches, propaganda leaflets and instructional documents issued in connection with the development, discussions and adoption of the Constitutions, and the State Emblem and Flag of the Mongolian People’s Republic and Mongolia.   

Present at the opening of the exhibition, were law makers, former deputies of the People’s Ikh Khural, deputy chief of the Secretariat of the State Great Khural of Mongolia, Legal Policy Advisor to the President as well constitutional law scholars.

The exhibition is open to the public for free at Mongolian National Museum until January 20.