A tripartite meeting of leaders of Mongolia, China and Russia was held for the third time on June 23 in Tashkent city, Uzbekistan during the 16th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit.
Mongolian printing company has already started to print out voting ballots for elections. As of today, the ballot papers printing process is 50%. The ballots are printed on papers with special security features which were imported from Canada. That’s why it’s impossible to print fake voting ballots, say the authorities of the General Election Commission at the press conference held last week.
The election campaign is underway
The election campaign officially launched on June 11th shall be terminated on the 27th of June or two days prior to the polling day. There are totally 498 candidates from 12 political parties, 3 coalitions and independent candidates running for the upcoming 2016 parliamentary elections.
Learning experience of the Helsinki Accords or Helsinki Declaration on an attempt to improve relations between the Communist bloc and the West, the President of Mongolia Mr Elbegdorj put forward the Ulaanbaatar Dialogue on security in Northeast Asia during the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies held in 2013 in Ulaanbaatar.
President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj arrived Wednesday morning in Naypyidaw city for a working visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
12th Asia-Europe Finance Ministers Meeting (FinMM12) began in Ulaanbaatar on June 9. This two-day event consists of three parts. Every subconference will consider topics of economic issues faced on the regional level. For instance, during the first part of the meeting,
June 29, 2016 is the polling day for parliamentary elections. According to the law, election campaigns will start on June 11.
On the 6th of June, U.S Secretary of State Mr John Kerry paid a six-hour official visit to Mongolia. He is the fifth U.S Secretary of State who visited Mongolia.
The Speaker of Parliament of Mongolia Mr Z.Enkhbold is visiting Japan from the 1st to the 3d of June. During the visit, the sides have agreed on starting some cooperation programmes. In particular, Mongolia and Japan have agreed to export Mongolian work force to Japan and to involve them in vocational trainings. At the moment more than 1 500 citizens of Mongolia are working in Japan.
Nongovernmental organizations for human rights gave a media conference urging political forces competing in the 2016 parliamentary elections to reflect more human rights issues in their platforms.