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2019/07/19

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President receives non-resident European ambassadors

Non-resident ambassadors of some European countries to Mongolia presented their letters of credence to President Kh.Battulga on Monday. The latter received Ambassadors of the Portuguese Republic, the Kingdom of Spain, the Swiss Confederation, and the Republic of Croatia.

President Kh.Battulga welcomed

Mongolian President calls to dissolve parliament again!

At Thursday’s plenary session of the State Great Khural, Kh.Battulga, President of Mongolia called on parliament to dissolve itself. This is the second time the Mongolian president has made the proposal on dissolving the country’s 76-seat unicameral parliament. Late last

Former Mongolian President to run in Khentii by-election

Former President N.Enkhbayar has been nominated as the Mongolian People’s Revolution Party candidate for the forthcoming Khentii by-election. The nomination was approved earlier today (24 May) at a congress of the party. Over 91 percent of members who attended the

Ex Spy-Chief released on bail

Ulaanbaatar’s Chingeltei District Court decided today (23 May) to release B.Khurts, the controversial former director of Mongolian’s General Intelligence Agency (GIA)  on bail. He has been detained by the Criminal Police Department over the ongoing ‘torture to confess’ investigation. B.Khurts

Death in Mongolia’s State Palace

Former Mongolian lawmaker G.Batkhuu, also former Deputy Chair of Democratic Party, was found dead in Mongolia’s most important building, the State Palace, on Friday (17 May). According to one source, G.Batkhuu was discovered by a security guard with an apparently

Cabinet approves 7 new Mongolian Ambassadors

Earlier today (17 May) the cabinet approved the appointment of 7 new ambassadors. In accordance with procedure, the list must be approved by the president.

The proposed new ambassadors are as follows;

-B.Dorj to be appointed as Mongolian ambassador to Poland.

-J.Sereenjav to

President vetoes new tax laws

President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga has put a veto on the General Taxation Law, the Law on Corporate Income Tax, the Law on Personal Income Tax and accompanying adopted related legislation. The laws were adopted by parliament on 22 March 2019,

Tortured to Confess Scandal: Former spy-chief to stay in detention

The Chingeltei District Court decided today (8 May) to extend the detention of B.Khurts, the controversial former director of Mongolian’s General Intelligence Agency (GIA) for a further 15 days at the request of the prosecutors. He has been detained by