Mongolia has a functioning democracy, one of the few in Asia. Here is a collection of the most important political news coming from Mongolia, news about the various political parties as well as the political elite.
It is no surprise that one of the first foreign officials on the plane to Ulan Bator last week after a new Mongolian government was finally put together after June’s election was China’s State Councillor and national security adviser Dai Bingguo.
Mongolia should seek to raise its stake in the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project, the country's new mining minister said, adding weight to concerns among foreign investors about rising resource nationalism following a June election.
Norov Altanhuyag of the Democratic Party (DP) was confirmed as Mongolia’s new prime minister on Friday, ending weeks of political uncertainty after the party failed to win enough seats in a June election to form a government on its own.
Yesterday, representatives of new coalition of political parties of Democratic Party, Mongolian People’s revolutionary Party, Mongolian National Democratic Party and Civil Will-Green Party handed their suggestion of new Premier to the President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj for approval.