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Thursday, 26 January 2006
Mr. M.Enkhbold, a member of the Parliament and Chairman of the Mongolian People s Revolutionary Party (MPRP), was appointed on Wednesday as the Mongolian Prime Minister at a plenary meeting of the Parliamentary session. On Tuesday, the President N.Enkhbayar submitted a proposal on appointing Mr. M.Enkhbold as the Premier on the basis of the consultation of the political parties in the Parliament. The appointment issue of Mr. M.Enkhbold was accepted by 55 or 83.3 percent out of the 66 lawmakers, who attended the plenary meeting of the Parliamentary session.
At the meeting, the President Mr. N.Enkhbayar warned that the Government to be newly built up must pay more attention to the social pressing issues such as poverty alleviation, unemployment reduction, combating corruption and increase of salary and pension volumes and to carry out all possible activities for the country s sustainable development for the sake of the people. The National Consultative Committee of the Democratic Party has made a decision to work as an opposition force by a way of building up a shadow Government. However, the Party s 15 members have suggested to work in the new Government s compound. A lawmaker E.Bat-Uul inquired whether Mr. N.Enkhbold will receive their proposal. Mr. N.Enkhbold answered that at present, he has not yet received any official paper from them. The MPRP appealed formerly to the political parties and members in the Parliament to cooperate in building up a new Government. If, the members suggested collaborating we would receive their proposal. Before the voting, about ten lawmakers said their proposals to Mr. Enkhbold. The lawmaker E.Bat-Uul wished from Mr. Enkhbold to not attend the internal affairs of other political parties and not to receive the proposal put by the Democratic Party s 15 members. Other Parliamentarians L.Gundalai and B.Batbaatar raised a question pertaining to increasing the volume of money allowance for children and granting the allowance to every child. Another lawmaker N.Bayarsaikhan emphasized that the provision of the state and social stability is an important development factor of Mongolia. After the approval of the resolution on appointing him as the new Premier, Mr. N.Enkhbold said that he will shortly submit a proposal to the Parliament to build up a new Government for the national solidarity. He pointed out that efficient measures are required to carry out to solve many pressing issues including the increase of salary and pension volumes, the price rise of consumer products, and the improvement of living environment of rural residents. He pledged to take a number of measures to combat corruption and to work out the national development policy to be observed for 20 or 30 years. The Acting Premier Mr. Ts.Elbegdorj handed over the state seal to the new Prime Minister M.Enkhbold. The new Premier was also received by the President and Parliament Speaker. Mr. M.Enkhbold was born in 1964 in the Ulaanbaatar City. In1987, he graduated from the Mongolian National University with the profession of planner-economist. Between 1987-1989, he worked as an economist in the Services Offfice under the Executive Administration of the Khural (Assembly) of the People`s Deputies. As well, between 1989-1991, he worked as a specialist in the Planning and Service Mehanism Department of the Public Services Ministry. Between 1992-1996, he was the Deputy Governor of Chingeltei District of Ulaanbaatar and in 1996-1997, he worked as the Chairman of the Presidium of the Chingeltei District s Khural (Assembly) of Citizens` Representatives. Between 1997-2005, he was the Ulaanbaatar City Mayor. Since 2005, he has been working as the MPRP Chairman and a member of the Parliament.
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