Hair and beauty salons, non-grocery stores reopen today
On January 22, 2021, Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D.Sumiyabazar issued a decision on some additional measures to take in Ulaanbaatar city amid the ongoing heightened state of readiness to prevent from COVID-19 outbreaks.
19 new coronavirus cases reported, total stands at 1,611
As reported by the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) today, January 23, 19 new positive cases of coronavirus have been detected in the past 24 hours.
Letter on nomination for PM presented to President
Head of the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) caucus in the State Great Khural D.Togtokhsuren MP and Chairman of the Standing Committee on State Structures L.Enkh-Amgalan presented the official letter on the nomination for appointment as Prime Minister to Chief of Staff of the President’s Office U.Shijir.
Address of President to Parliamentary session regarding PM’s resignation
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga delivered a speech at the special session of the Parliament on January 21st.
Mongolian People’s Party nominates Oyun-Erdene as Prime Minister
Earlier today, January 22, Steering Committee of the ruling-Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) and the MPP's Conference convened and unanimously agreed to nominate L.Oyun-Erdene as the next Prime Minister of Mongolia. He has been serving as the Chief of the Cabinet Secretary since July 2020.
Batdavaa appointed as chairperson of National Statistics Office
On January 20, plenary session of the State Great Khural approved to appoint Batdavaa Batmunkh as the Chairperson of the National Statistics Office of Mongolia.
First Deputy Governor of Capital city meets MCA-Mongolia CEO
The First Deputy Governor of the Capital City J.Sandagsuren held a meeting with the CEO of MCA-Mongolia E.Sodontogos last week. The General Manager of Ulaanbaatar City and the Head of the Governor's Office T.Gantumur, General Counsel of MCA-Mongolia P.Bayar and specialist P.Enkhmandakh were also present.
Parliament approves PM Khurelsukh's resignation
On January 21, the plenary session of the State Great Khural, the parliament of Mongolia, held a discussion and voted on the resignation of Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh. 95.2 percent of members in attendance voting in favor of his departure.
Director of Center for Communicable Diseases dismissed
The Ministry of Health today issued a decision to dismiss D.Nyamkhuu, Director of the National Center of Communicable Diseases (NCCD), from his position.
Prime Minister decides to resign amid public protest over COVID-19 patient's treatment
Khuresukh Ukhnaa has just announced that he will be stepping down as the Prime Minister of Mongolia.
Constitutional Court: Child care allowance to mothers contradicts Constitution of Mongolia
At its January 20 medium bench session, the Constitutional Court of Mongolia made a conclusion that provisions in 1.1, 3.1.3, and 6.2 of the Law on Allowances for mothers and single mothers/fathers with many children are in conflict with the article 11.16 and 14.1 and 14.2 of the Constitution of Mongolia.
Bill on supporting Oil Refinery submitted
On January 20, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Ya.Sodbaatar submitted a bill on supporting the development of Oil Refinery to G.Zandanshatar, Speaker of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar-Darkhan auto road development to continue with EBRD loan
At its meeting held on January 20, 2021, the cabinet heard a presentation on an issue regarding the construction of a 204-km four-lane auto road connecting Ulaanbaatar and Darkhan cities. It was reported that the contracted auto police department will take control on the auto road safety matters throughout the development period.
Cabinet meeting hears presentation on school meals
This academic year, 59 percent of all general education school are serving its students with hot meals, 20 percent with convenience food and remaining are providing a mix of hot meals and prepared food.
Heads of Ulaanbaatar Health Department, Urgoo Maternity Hospital dismissed
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city D.Sumiyabazar issued an ordinance on January 20 to dismiss Head of the Health Department of the Capital City L.Tumurbaatar from his position.
New ImageCast voting machines to be used for 2021 presidential election
On January 20, 2021, the Parliament of Mongolia – State Great Khural approved a resolution on the use of voting equipment during the 2021 presidential elections.
Presidential election scheduled for June 9, 2021
At its plenary session of the State Great Khural, the parliament of Mongolia held on January 20, 2021, the parliament resolution on setting the date for the 2021 Presidential Election was discussed and approved.
Deputy PM, Health Minister announce to resign following peaceful protest
n the evening of January 19, 2021, a live streaming news video showed a woman who gave birth a day before and her newborn baby being transferred from the Urgoo Maternity Hospital to the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) without any warm outerwear and footwear in cold weather, causing widespread public criticism.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade