Mongolia’s Prime Minister elected as a chairman of MPP www.news.mn
On Monday (6 December), Mongolian Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene was elected chairman of the ruling Mongolian People’s Party (MPP).
He received 99.7 percent of the votes from 1,245 party members across the country who are attending the MPP’s two-day congress, which began yesterday. 40–year-old L.Oyun-Erdene graduated from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University with a Masters in Public Policy. During his time as chief cabinet secretary, Oyun-Erdene has dedicated himself to “Vision 2050,” Mongolia’s long-term development strategy.
L.Oyun-Erdene is safeguarding former Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh’s cabinet. On January, the former Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh, offering a grand gesture of accountability following recent protests over COVID-19 measures. Soon after, he announced a his nomination to 2021 Presidential Election of Mongolia. Sure enough U.Khurelsukh claimed landslide victory at the presidential election in June.