State heads host Lunar New Year greeting ceremony

On the morning of the first day of the Lunar New Year, on the threshold of the XVII Jaran, President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj paid tribute to the Statue of the Chinggis Khaan and the symbol of state of Mongolia, the Nine White Banners.
Following the tribute, President Elbegdorj, Speaker of the State Great Khural Z.Enkhbold, and Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg participated in the state zolgokh (greeting ceremony) at the State Ceremonial Ger Palace.
While exchanging snuff bottles in Mongolian tradition, the Head of State, the Speaker of the Parliament, and Prime Minister warmly shared their hopes for the Year of the Sheep for Mongolia and its people. Tserendorj, a merited artist of Mongolia, played the State Great Morin Khuur, and following Mongolian tradition, sang a traditional song of praise in honor of the Mongolian people and the State, inviting joy and prosperity for the nation.
Afterwards, President Ts.Elbegdorj extended to the nation his Tsagaan Sar greetings and wished for a healthy, happy, fulfilling, and prosperous new year for the people of Mongolia.
The President also welcomed the nine oldest citizens of Mongolia to the celebration and showed respect by offering a khadag at the State Ceremonial Hall.

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