Cabinet approves the appointments of 10 deputy ministers


During Wednesday’s regular Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister J.Erdenebat appointed 10 deputy ministers to the new government’s ministries. The new deputy ministers are:

  • Deputy Minister of Roads and Transportation B.Tsogtgerel (advisor to the MPP faction in Parliament)
  • Deputy Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs B.Enkhbayar (legal advisor to the MPP faction in Parliament)
  • Deputy Minister of Finance Kh.Bulgantuya (Secretary of the MPP)
  • Deputy Minister of Defense T.Dulamdorj (former Chairman of the National Emergency Management Agency)
  • Deputy Minister of Energy T.Gantulga (Secretary of the MPP)
  • Deputy Minister of Nature, Environment and Tourism Ts.Batbayar
  • Deputy Minister of Mining and Heavy Industry Kh.Badamsuren (Director of Mongolrostsvetmet, former parliamentarian)
  • Deputy Minister of Health L.Byambasuren (former Chairman of the State Specialized
  • Inspection Agency)
  • Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Protection B.Mungunchimeg (Secretary of the Social Democracy Mongolian Youth Union)
  • Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, Sciences and Sports Yo.Otgonbayar (former parliamentarian)

The Mongolian People’s Party proposals to appoint M.Batbayar (architect and former director of the Urban Planning Institute) Deputy Minister of Construction and Urban Development; G.Tenger (former Deputy Foreign Minister) Deputy Prime Minister of Foreign Relations; and T.Aubakir (former Chairman of the Federation of Mongolian Democratic Socialist Youth in Bayan-Ulgii Province) Deputy Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry were rejected, leaving the seats empty.