Highlights from Speaker G.Zandanshatar's speech

2023-03-15 19:29:40

Ulaanbaatar, March 15 2023 /MONTSAME/. The State Great Khural of Mongolia (Parliament) has opened its regular spring session of 2023 today. We present some highlights from the opening speech by Speaker of the State Great Khural G.Zandanshatar.

- The spring session will focus on legal reform against corruption.

- The Government and relevant Ministers should pay particular attention to immediately submit the Bill on the National Wealth Fund to the State Great Khural so that the parliament discusses it during the spring session.

Ethics is the foundation of a society free of corruption. Therefore, within the reform of combating corruption and improving governance, the Bill on Civil Servants' Ethics and Discipline will be discussed.

- Mongolian economy has begun to recover, overcoming tough challenges caused by the pandemic and geopolitical tensions in the last three years.

- Even though we are facing numerous challenges and difficulties, our future looks bright.

- It is essential to take urgent measures for controlling price rise, which being kept in two digits in the last 18 months and negatively effecting citizens’ purchasing power and their real income.

- Our prime goal is to become an exporting country by supporting the private sector, boosting production and supporting the businessmen.

- Government should be a regulator and supporter of the private sector as opposed to being a contender or inhibitor.

- Economic, political and social stability is crucial in Mongolia, as it is the base for the development and essence of the security.

- The spring session of the parliament pays attention to intensifying legal reform to improve basic business competitiveness, investment and economy of Mongolia, besides overcoming current economic difficulties.

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