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South Korean Minister of Education visits Ulaanbaatar

By E.OYUNDARI Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of South Korea Hwang Woo-Yea is visiting Mongolia for the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and South Korea. On Friday, Minister Hwang met Minister of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia L.Gantumur to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation between the Ministry [...]

October 4th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Speaker urges MPs to put in effort for the Fall Session

By E.OYUNDARI Speaker Z.Enkhbold reviewed the issues discussed and resolved during the parliamentary session break, including two irregular sessions, at the opening of the Fall Session yesterday, and urged all members of Parliament to put forward their best efforts for a productive session. Parliament accepted the President’s veto of the law on amnesty, but one [...]

October 1st, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia proposes cooperation with Italy in leather and cashmere production

By E.OYUNDARI Foreign Affairs Minister of Mongolia L.Purevsuren, who is attending the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly, met his Italian counterpart, Paolo Gentiloni, on September 28. The ministers shared their views on expanding and improving bilateral relations and collaboration. The ministers talked about organizing a business forum and exhibition about Mongolia at Milan [...]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

President speaks at side events of UNGA 70

President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj attended the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and made a statement at the UN Summit on Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development on September 25. He delivered speeches at the High Level Side Event and High Level Ministerial and Stakeholders Event of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit [...]

September 27th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Russia and Mongolia discuss advancing strategic partnership

A Mongolian parliamentary delegation headed by Speaker Z.Enkhbold is conducting an official visit to the Russian Federation from September 20 to 25, to discuss bilateral relations and the development of strategic partnership. Upon their arrival, Speaker Z.Enkhbold held a talk with Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia Valentina Matviyenko. Matviyenko [...]

September 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Agendas behind the Amnesty Law

By B.KHASH-ERDENE The President’s partial veto of the Amnesty Law was approved by Parliament earlier this week, after interesting debates between the Mongolian People’s Party and Democratic Party. As soon as the amended Amnesty Law was passed in August, President Ts.Elbegdorj placed a partial veto on sections of the law that allowed suspects and perpetrators [...]

September 21st, 2015 | Posted in Opinion,Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

OSCE PA issues a statement on the mass migration crisis

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE PA) closed its Autumn Meeting on Thursday by issuing a joint statement proposed by the European People’s Party group (EPP) and the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats on ways and means of dealing with mass migration into Europe. The joint statement [...]

September 20th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Russia, China congratulate Mongolian parliament for 25 years of permanent operations

Sergey Naryshkin

The Parliament of Mongolia, the State Great Khural, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of a permanently functioning parliament in Mongolia and has received congratulatory messages from its two neighbors, Russia and China. Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China Zhang Dejiang sent a letter addressing Speaker [...]

September 13th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Prime Minister pledges Mongolia’s willingness to cooperate on the Silk Road initiative

Premier Ch.Saikhanbileg meets World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister of Mongolia Ch.Saikhanbileg, who is attending the Summer Davos forum in China, held an official meeting with the founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, and spoke about Mongolia’s position on the Silk Road initiative at a sub-forum. The World Economic Forum cooperates closely with Mongolia, and [...]

September 10th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Parliamentarians debate the President’s veto of the Amnesty Law

Meeting of Standing Committe of Legal Affairs

By E.OYUNDARI During the meeting of the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs of Parliament yesterday, parliamentarians discussed the President’s veto of the newly approved Amnesty Law and did not reach a decision on how to proceed. Deputy Chairman Z.Bayanselenge of the Justice Coalition, the merging of the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party and Mongolian National Democratic [...]

September 8th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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