The spring session of Mongolian State Great Khural opened today (5 April) at 10.02 a.m. with an attendance of 62.7 percent of members. G.Zandanshatar, the newly appointed speaker of parliament spoke at the opening ceremony of the spring session. Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh, cabinet members, the head of the Constitution Court, some MPs and directors of some government organisations as well as delegates from international organisations also participated in the opening ceremony.
As we have reported, the Mongolian opposition – the Democratic Party -organised a demonstration on Sukhbaatar Square just outside the State Palace, where the opening of the spring session was taking place. According to some source, the demonstration attracted over 4000 people.