Mongolia Today: Steps toward New Government

Contrary to the pattern from previous elections when the various steps following the polls came rather slowly, it appears that the DP is now eager to move ahead much faster. With run-off elections scheduled for this Sunday, the final results for the election could come as early as this weekend. The DP then seems to be eager to dissolve parliament and swear in a new parliament before Naadam. DP leaders also gave a press conference to announce that the DP would be forming a government under party leader Altankhuyag as prime minister. They did not specify which party they would be forming a coalition with to reach the necessary 39 votes in the Ikh Khural to vote in a prime minister. However, DP leaders made an open statement, that they will join with any parties which accepts to the DP platform (campaign policy document). The DP will designate a new ministry for labor to address the unemployment challenges. To read the full article, click hereSteps toward New Government

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