Autumn session of State Great Khural opens

2022-10-03 11:50:39

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Autumn session of State Great Khural (Parliament) has opened today, October 3 with 85.5 percent turnout. President U. Khurelsukh, Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene and representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations have been present in the opening.

The session’s opening has begun with a ceremony to place the portrait of Great Chinggis Khaan along with his famous quote.

Afterward, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh, Chariman of the State Great Khural G. Zandanshatar, and Prime Minister L. Oyun-Erdene have paid tributes to Chinggis Khaan's portrait.

Opening the autumn session of the State Great Khural, Chariman of the State Great Khural G. Zandanshatar gave a speech. In his speech, Mr. Zandanshatar said, “The pandemic is creating price hikes that have not occurred in the last 40 years. Mongolia’s economy grew by 1.9 percent in the first half of 2022, which is lower than that of a year before the pandemic. Businesses’ earnings and people's incomes are decreasing. If this situation continues, there will be a real risk that livelihoods will become worse and prices will rise much more. Our country is obliged to pay a debt of USD 5.7 billion next year, which poses another risk.  In order to fulfill agenda in the election platform, it is necessary to work more concentrated in this session”.

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