Minister of Environment and Tourism appointedVideo
Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene has issued an ordinance on appointing former Head of the Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection B.Bat-Erdene as a Cabinet member and the new Minister of Environment and Tourism.
In accordance with the article 39.2 of the Constitution of Mongolia, the Prime Minister shall appoint and dismiss a member of the cabinet, presenting the appointee to the State Great Khural and the President. According to the article, the newly appointed minister is to take the oath of office to the parliament.
On January 16, Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Urtnasan was dismissed as she failed to achieve results in the implementation of policy for reducing air pollution and to realise certain assignments given by the Prime Minister.