Decisions Made at the Cabinet SessionPolitics
Ulaanbaatar, November 23, 2023, /MONTSAME/. During its regular session on November 22, 2023, the Cabinet made the following decisions:
Court for Corruption and Abuse of Power Cases to be Established
After discussing the revised Draft Law on the Establishment of Courts, the Cabinet resolved to submit it to the State Great Khural of Mongolia for urgent discussion.
The draft Law aims to establish productive and
efficient primary and appellate courts to ensure the right to access courts and
to enhance the quality and accessibility of court services for citizens by
modifying the jurisdiction, location, and organization of courts without changing
the fundamental structure of the judicial hierarchy in accordance with the
amendments made to the Constitution of Mongolia.
The Draft Law reflects the establishment of the
Special Court for Cases of Corruption and Abuse of Power and the Court for the
Cases of Family and Children in Ulaanbaatar.
The List of Projects and Measures to be
Undertaken in 2024 by the State Procurement Agency Approved
The Cabinet approved the lists of projects and
measures to be implemented by the State Procurement Agency, projects and
measures, which rights will be transferred to the capital city and aimags, and
goods and services to be purchased under the general contract.
The General Budget Governors were tasked with submitting
the technical description, feasibility study, blueprints, and other necessary documents
of each project to the State Procurement Agency, the Governor's office of
Ulaanbaatar city, and aimags by December 1, 2023. They were also assigned
to conduct procurements promptly, adhering to laws and regulations and principles
of avoiding conflicts of interest or corruption.
Procurement shall be conducted through the
public procurement system of Mongolia (www.tender.gov.mn). Procurement action
must be included in the procurement plan, and tender invitations and results
must be punctually published in the electronic system.
In 2024, 692 new projects and measures will be
financed by the state budget.
The Feasibility Study of the Subway Construction Project in Ulaanbaatar to be Developed
In order to implement Mongolia's development
policies "Vision-2050" and "New Revival Policy," the
Minister of Mongolia, Chair of the National Committee on the Reduction of
Traffic Congestion in Ulaanbaatar B. Delgersaikhan, and Governor of the Capital
City and the Mayor of Ulaanbaatar Kh. Nyambaatar were tasked to organize works
for the construction of high-capacity public transport (metro) in Ulaanbaatar
city between 2024-2027.
The relevant members of the Government were assigned to conduct preliminary estimates and sources for the construction of high-capacity public transport (metro) in the transverse direction, including Peace Avenue, and submit the proposal to the State Great Khural by 2023. Necessary costs for the development of the feasibility study of the project, detailed blueprint, and other documents of the project will be included in the capital's budget for 2024.
Proposal to Renew Administrative and Territorial Units of Ulaanbaatar City
The Governor of the Capital City and the Mayor
of Ulaanbaatar Nyambaatar Khishgee introduced the issue of renewing the division
of administrative and territorial units of the capital. Accordingly, the
relevant Cabinet Members were assigned to establish a working group in charge
of developing a draft law and to provide professional and methodological
Nine districts and 204 khoroos differ in terms of
population density, migration, concentration, economic potential, and social
infrastructure, and the current division of administrative and
territorial units of the capital is structurally complicated for the
administrative units to expand and provide quality and affordable public
Therefore, the functions a total of 213
administrative and territorial units of the capital should be evaluated and make
the distribution more effective and efficient.
A proposal to divide the administrative and
territorial units of Ulaanbaatar into 42 units was developed by the Governor's
Office of the Capital City and Districts' Governor's Office considering the
Ulaanbaatar City Master Plan and partial development plan of the capital city,
population concentration, social infrastructure, and geographical location. The
new division is said to meet the long and mid-term development policy of
Mongolia, the goals of decentralization, efficient delivery of public services,
and distribution of administrative and territorial units for ensuring
independent economic development.
61 Entities are Restricted to
Participate in the Tender
At the Cabinet meeting, Minister of Finance of
Mongolia B. Javkhlan presented the results of state inspectors’examination of
entities, whose right to participate in tenders is to be restricted. The
Minister informed that 61 entities will be added to the existing 40 entities in
the blacklist. Detailed information on the registration of entities whose right
to participate in tenders is restricted is accessible: