Citizens on the Anniversary of the Birth of Chinggis KhaanSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Every first day of the initial winter month, according to the Mongolia Lunar Calendar marks the birth anniversary of the Great Chinggis Khaan. On this particular day, we briefly talked with a few citizens about their views on Chinggis Khaan.
“Chinggis Khaan is the Man of the Millennium. He was a sincere person who kept his word. He excelled in ruling politics. We know from the history of the world that there are many ways to govern. However, Chinggis Khaan ruled by heart, making his enemies his friend. We should be proud that such an emperor was the one in the world.” - Kh. Enkhtuvshin, Ulaanbaatar city.
“Because of this person, we have the land to step on, the air to breathe, and the mother language to speak. Whenever I am traveling, I am proud to say that I am the descendant of the Great Chinggis Khaan.” - E. Khongorzul, Khentii aimag.
“I read the "Secret History of the Mongols" many times in my childhood. The philosophies and teachings of Chinggis Khaan are still relevant today. Therefore, the birth anniversary of our Great Khaan is solemnly celebrated all over the country.” – B. Choijindorj, Darkhan-Uul aimag.
“After the presidential decree on the portrait of Chinggis Khaan, every secondary school and organization of our Gobi-Altai aimag followed the decree. I would like to urge all the children and youth to study the philosophy and history of Chinggis Khaan.” - Z. Gantulga, Gobi-Altai aimag.
“I have been interested in the world and Mongolian history since childhood. In 1996, Washington Post declared Chinggis Khaan as Man of the Millennium 1996. The UN General Assembly adopted a special resolution in November 2005 to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the Great Mongol Empire worldwide. I participated in the essay contest about Chinggis Khaan in 12th grade and took 3rd place” – B.Battushig, Ulaanbaatar city.