State Great Khural Opens its Autumn Session

2023-10-02 13:43:41

Ulaanbaatar, October 2, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The regular autumn session of the State Great Khural commenced today. The opening ceremony was attended by the Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai, the heads of foreign diplomatic missions in Mongolia and heads of Government agencies appointed by the State Great Khural.

In his opening remarks, Chairman of the State Great Khural Zandanshatar Gombojav highlighted that this Session is starting at a time of social tension, expectations of the next year’s parliamentary elections, and autumn works for the harvest completion and winter preparations. “Mongolia's politics is passing the transition to be reformed. The Constitution is the pillar of democracy of Mongolia, every Mongolian is hoping for a bright future, anticipating completely new political climate with the amendments to the Constitution, a new electoral system, and new law on political parties. We must revive the amendments of the Constitution entirely.”

The Speaker also noted the positive economic tendency that exports reaching a historic high, foreign exchange reserves exceeding USD 4 billion, and GDP per capita USD 5,000.

According to the Law on the State Great Khural of Mongolia, article 18.1, the regular autumn session of the State Great Kural shall convene on October 1st and the regular spring session on March 15th, each session to last for at least 75 working days.