On 27 January 2021, the parliament of Mongolia appointed Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai as the 32nd Prime Minister of Mongolia, following the resignation of Ukhnaa Khurelsukh from office a week earlier, due to the public protest against the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak in Mongolia.
Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai graduated from Harvard Kennedy School with a
MPA in 2015. Upon graduation from HKS in 2015, Mr Luvsannamsrai returned to his home country and was elected as Member of Parliament in 2016 and 2020. Before
being appointed as Prime Minister of Mongolia, he served as Cabinet Secretary at the Government of Mongolia for two consecutive terms.
At the age of 41, he is considered one of youngest sitting prime ministers in the world.
He spearheaded the creation of Mongolia’s long-term development agenda – Alsiin Haraa 2050 (“Vision 2050”) involving more than 1,500 researchers and policymakers to form a national sustainable development model. The agenda was approved by the Parliament in 2020.
Minister of Mongolia, Head of the Cabinet Secretariat Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai is one of the leading young politicians of Mongolia. Elected as a Member of the State Great Khural (Mongolian parliament) since 2016, and appointed as Minister of Mongolia, Head of the Cabinet Secretariat since early 2019, he was the one to lead the working group to develop the ‘Vision-2050’ long term development policy of Mongolia. We held an interview with him to discuss ‘Vision-2050’ policy document, which laid out the country’s development plans for the next 30 years.
Born in 1980, L.Oyun-Erdene majored in journalism, political science, and law. He also has a Master’s degree in Public Administration, of which studies he completed at the Harvard University of the United States in 2015.
Below is his interview with Nikkei Asian Review Journal.
A new information portal mongoliatradeportal.gov.mn to boost trade in Mongolia launched on 11 December 2020. The new “Mongolia Trade Information Portal” aims to make import and export activity easier for businesses, especially for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.
The portal is a web-based database system, providing international trade-related information including laws, administrative procedures and tariffs.
The new portal also provides information on trade agreements and international organizations supporting overseas business expansion, as well as tools enabling exporters to perform trade analysis, desk research and market surveys.
Mongolia welcomes all investors, businesses, buyers and partners to join in the Webinar named “Investing in Mongolia’s Productive Agribusiness Sector” and pre-scheduled B2B meetings on 15-16 December 2020.
The Webinar is –– Your opportunity to understand more about key investment agribusiness opportunities – including meat, dairy, leather and cashmere – as well as the processes and incentives for investing in Mongolia. 15 December 2020 / 14:00-15:30 ULAT
The Webinar will follow the B2B Meeting (15-16 December 2020) – will give you the opportunity to explore more about the Mongolian prospective investment seeking projects such as
As part of the Government’s decision to establish the “Chinggis Khaan” Museum, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United Kingdom Tulga Narkhuu visited the University of Cambridge on 04 November 2020 and held meetings with the Master of Corpus Christi College Professor Christopher Kelly, Director of the Parker Library Dr Philippa Hoskin and Director of Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit Professor David Sneath.
During the meeting, the Ambassador viewed the manuscripts of William Rubruk’s journey, and of John de Plano Carpini’s journey being stored at the Parker Library, and discussed the possibility of receiving the facsimiles of these historical documents and sources related to Mongolian history and heritage and displaying them in the “Chinggis Khaan” Museum of Mongol Khans. The Parker Library has expressed their willingness to transfer the copy ownership rights to the Mongolian side.
The Parker Library is the College’s greatest national heritage treasure. It is internationally renowned for its important collection of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, as well as valuable holdings of early printed books. It is one of the most significant surviving Renaissance libraries in Europe.
State Secretary of Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry Mr. G.Nandinjargal has delivered a keynote speech on Mongolian mining industry at the “LSEG EMEA Metals & Mining” conference, held in London on 1 November 2019.
In his speech, State Secretary highlighted the importance of the mining sector in the Mongolian economy, which it accounts for 24% of GDP, 72% of the industrial sector, 70% of the FDI, 89% of total exports as of 1Q of 2019 and eventually he encouraged participants to invest in Mongolian rich mineral resource sector.
Furthermore, representatives of the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry and “ETT mining” company made a presentation on current state of Mongolia’s Petroleum and Heavy Industry and preparation of ETT IPO.