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2019/03/26

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Mongolian parliament to hold session on Saturday

Earlier today, the Mongolian Great State Khural (parliament) is holding an irregular session; this began at 3.00 p.m. Parliament has a tradition of holding united sessions on Thursdays and Fridays. However, this united session will be extended to Saturday (23

Former Mongolian President fails to attend police meeting

Former Mongolian President N.Enkhbayar has been called by Police Department against Economic Crimes to give a witness’s statement. The politician was supposed to report to the police earlier today (21 March) at 11.00 a.m., but failed to turn up as

SME Fund scandal: was Mongolian PM involved?

The ‘Nekhuul’ movement has made a complaint to the Independent Agency against Anti-corruption to investigate U.Khurelsukh, Prime Minister of Mongolia. The request was filed earlier today (20 March). ‘Nekhuul’ is a Mongolian word meaning demanding.

L.Altansukh, leader of the movement said

S.Zorig murder case: Were defendants tortured to confess?

Following an investigation of two decades, Ts.Amgalanbaatar and two others were sentenced to 24-25 years in prison for the murder of S.Zorig, one of the heroes of Mongolia’s peaceful transition to democracy. However, the family of the defendants, in an

Mongolian Parliament meets for one-off session

An unscheduled meeting of the Mongolian State Great Khural (parliament) has been taking place today,18 March. The irregular session opened at 10.00 a.m. and is being attended by 81.3 percent of the MPs. The Speaker of Parliament, G.Zandanshatar, introduced the

No more ‘ghost voting’ for Mongolian MP’s

The Mongolian State Great Khural (parliament) is to use a fingerprint voting system starting from the upcoming regular spring session to make lawmakers more accountable, local media reported on Thursday, citing the secretariat of the country’s unicameral parliament.

The move aims

Mongolian Speaker visits Switzerland

The Speaker of the State Great Khural (Parliament) G.Zandanshatar has been on a visit to Switzerland on March 11-15, at the invitation of the President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation. Speaker G.Zandanshatar held official talks with the

Visiting the troops: Mongolian PM flies to South Sudan

A regular session of the Mongolian Cabinet was suspended today (13 March) due to the absence of Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh. As a rule, the ministers meet every Wednesday. A delegation led by the PM flew to South Sudan on Monday