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Prime Minister sends requests to parties to form a coalition government

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By Ch.KHALIUN On Monday, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg sent a request letter to each political party with seats in Parliament to form a coalition government. The letter cites that in order to bring about a quick economic recovery, Prime Minister Saikhanbileg pledges to take immediate steps and renew electoral rules at all levels by amending the [...]

November 25th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Who supports Ch.Saikhanbileg’s nomination for PM?

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By Ch.KHALIUN On Sunday, the Democratic Party (DP) National Consultative Committee met to discuss the nominee for the next prime minister, Ch.Saikhanbileg. A total of 19 members supported Saikhanbileg, while ten opposed his nomination. Below is detailed information about how the MPs voted by party faction. Votes in support of the nomination: Shonkhor: Z.Enkhbold, D.Gankhuyag, [...]

November 18th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Parliament approves state budget for 2015

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By Ch.KHALIUN The plenary session of the Parliament on Friday held a third and fourth discussion of the state budget for 2015, approving the draft. The budget income is approved to be 4.8 trillion MNT, while the budget’s expenditure will be 5.6 trillion MNT. The amount of financial investments for projects, events and construction is [...]

November 17th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Parliament suggests cutting positions in budgetary organizations

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By Ch.KHALIUN Aiming to decrease the current expenditure of the state budget, the Parliament suggested reducing the numbers of positions in parliamentary standing committees and budgetary organizations at all levels. According to the proposal, governors of provinces and districts would have the right to only one advisor, while UB’s governor may have two advisors, and [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

NCC holds a meeting to discuss DP’s internal issues

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By Ch.KHALIUN The National Coordinating Committee (NCC) of the Democratic Party (DP) held a meeting to discuss several internal issues of the party, particularly the schedule for the DP’s Assembly, a decision from the Inspection Committee (IC) on the expulsion of its eight members who voted for dismissal of the Prime Minister, and the issue [...]

November 9th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

MPP suggests additional cuts to the 2015 state budget

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By Ch.KHALIUN During a two-day meeting, the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) discussed the draft on the 2015 state budget and other related drafts, agreeing that reductions to extra expenses were called for. Deputy Head of the MPP D.Oyunkhorol believes that the budget’s current expenses should be mitigated by 150 billion MNT, the grant of 20,000 [...]

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

DP holds a party consultation to review internal issues

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By Ch.KHALIUN Authorities of the Democratic Party (DP) held a consultation at the State Palace to discuss internal affairs of the party, and review and exchange views on the current political situation. A total of 400 administrative workers from all provinces and city districts attended the closed meeting. The attendees demanded that the party quickly [...]

November 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

GIA reports that fake DP-MPRP ‘secret’ treaty generated by MPP

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By Ch.KHALIUN The General Intelligence Agency (GIA) reported that the “secret” treaty publicized and said to have been established between the Democratic Party (DP) and Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) was generated by members of the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP). The recent cooperation treaty established between the DP and MPRP has been controversial, with special [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

2015 monetary policy under review

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By Ch.KHALIUN On Wednesday, state monetary policy for 2015 was discussed during the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Economy. Beginning the meeting, the president of Mongol Bank gave a speech, introducing the details on the external and internal environment for implementing monetary policy, policy implemented from 2013 to 2014 and its results, [...]

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

President attends business forum in Hungary

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By Ch.KHALIUN On the sidelines of a working visit to Hungary, President Ts.Elbegdorj attended the Mongolia-Hungary Business Forum. The organizers of the forum in Hungary introduced partnerships between the two countries and Mongolian representatives presented Mongolian investment opportunities. A total of 26 Mongolian companies and over 80 representatives from Hungarian companies participated in the forum. [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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