Speaker requests President to endorse the Constitutional amendment

2019-11-19 14:46:12

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On November 18, President Kh.Battulga was introduced the Constitutional amendments approved by the parliament last week and requested to endorse this original copy.  

16.1st of the law on regulations to amend the Constitution of Mongolia reads, “The Speaker of Parliament shall personally carry and introduce the Constitutional amendment to the President within two working days since its approval.”

Accordingly, yesterday the Parliament Speaker G.Zandanshatar introduced the Constitutional amendment. The Speaker said, “I am presenting to You, Head of State of Mongolia, the Constitutional amendment adopted by the Parliament with 100 percent votes of 64 MPs who were present at the plenary meeting dated November 14.”

“28.5 percent of the Constitution or 36 provisions of 19 articles out of its 70 articles have been amended. Within the fundamental principles to ensure balance and control of governance, improve government stability and parliament’s responsibility and strengthen local autonomy, the changes corrected six out of seven amendments made to the Constitution in 2000 and reflected the principle that natural resources shall be under the power of the people and the most of the benefits shall be given to the people,” said the Speaker.  

Following the introduction, Speaker G.Zandanshatar requested President Kh.Battulga to endorse the original copy of the amendment made to the Constitution of Mongolia.