MP Ya.Sodbaatar appointed as Minister of Road and Transportation DevelopmentPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ MP Ya.Sodbaatar has been appointed as Minister of Road and Transportation Development. Today's plenary meeting of the parliamentary session discussed the appointment as the Government submitted its proposal. After the appointment he received the stamp of the Minister.
In relation to a murder incident at the the Ministry of Road and Transportation Development and a train accident in Dornogobi aimag in August, the Government made a decision to dismiss the top officials of the Ministry. Minister J.Bat-Erdene had also submitted his resignation request, admitting his responsibility for the incidents. And the Government's proposal on dismissal of Minister J.Bat-Erdene was discussed and approved by the Parliament yesterday.
Ya.Sodbaatar, physician-engineer, worked as Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade in 2006-2008, Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the State Professional Inspection Agency in 2009-2010, Secretary of Mongolian People's Party in 2010-2012 and member of parliament since 2012.