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2015 state budget amendments approved

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By E.OYUNDARI The joint parliamentary session last Friday approved amendments to the 2015 state budget. As MP D.Gankhuyag introduced, the total income of Mongolia’s joint budget is estimated at more than 6.6 trillion MNT, which is equivalent to 27.6 percent of GDP, and the total expenditure of the joint budget is forecasted at over 7.8 [...]

January 25th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

President takes part in World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

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President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj and Foreign Affairs Minister L.Purevsuren, followed by media representatives and other officials, are attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015, being organized in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, from January 21 to 24. Prior to the meeting, Professor Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, talked about the [...]

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

President arrives in Prague by train for state visit

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By E.OYUNDARI President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj and his accompanying delegation arrived in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, for a three-day state visit on January 18. They arrived in Prague on a EuroCity train from Berlin. The Mongolian state officials were officially welcomed by the President of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, at [...]

January 20th, 2015 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Female parliamentarians visit maternity hospitals

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By E.OYUNDARI Female Members of Parliament L.Erdenechimeg, Z.Bayanselenge, and D.Sarangerel visited Maternity Hospitals No. 2 and No.3 last Friday, in regards to receiving the three millionth citizen of Mongolia. Maternity Hospital No.3, located in Bayanzurkh District (with 300,000 residents), has 45 beds and employs 32 doctors and 118 staff. The hospital is operating over capacity, [...]

January 18th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

E-tour of the State House now available

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By Ch.KHALIUN An opening ceremony for the official launch of the website tour.parliament.mn was held on Monday. The website was developed under an order from the Office of the Parliament, offering people a virtual tour through the State House. The event was organized as part of the office’s responsibility to promote and present the regulations, [...]

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

President addresses plenary session

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By Ch.KHALIUN President Ts.Elbegdorj delivered a speech at the plenary session of the Parliament on Friday, to review projects completed in 2014 and discuss future projects. Beginning the session, the President briefly summarized the projects of 2014 and underlined successes in the previous year, saying, “The number of livestock has doubled since the animal husbandry [...]

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

PM introduces budget amendments at the plenary session

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By Ch.KHALIUN At Parliament’s plenary meeting held yesterday, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg introduced amendments to the 2015 budget, mentioning the necessity of balancing the budget by decreasing expenses and increasing income, citing a budget revenue deficit of one trillion MNT. MP Ts.Nyamdorj said, “The Democratic Party (DP) and the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) established a memorandum [...]

January 9th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

MTU starts tripartite negotiations

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By Ch.KHALIUN Yesterday, officials from the Mongolian Trade Union (MTU) reported that the tripartite negotiations on labor and society between the MTU, the government, and the Mongolian Employer’s Federation (MEF) for 2015 to 2016 will be held. President of the MTU Kh.Amgalanbaatar stated that there are four major issues that should be decided through the [...]

January 7th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

PM talks to entrepreneurs about improving the economy

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By Ch.KHALIUN On the last day of 2014, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg met with business owners and exchanged views on the nation’s economic situation and measures to be taken for advancing the economy. The Prime Minister thanked the business owners for making great efforts despite the problems in the national economy in 2014, and emphasized the [...]

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

Minister of Finance J.Erdenebat: ‘It might take 4 to 5 years to lower debt to 40 percent of GDP’

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By Ch.KHALIUN News.mn spoke with Minister of Finance J.Erdenebat about the current economic situation, solutions, and future plans of the ministry to overcome the economic crisis.  The Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) opposed increasing the debt ceiling, but there are rumors that the debt ceiling will be increased. Could you give our readers an official explanation? [...]

December 24th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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