E.Bat-Uul approved as Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city

Today, Prime Minister S.Batbold approved Erdene Bat-Uul as Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city.

Ulaanbaatar City Assembly’s irregular meeting took place yesterday and decided to nominate E.Bat-Uul as the new Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city.

Erdene Bat-Uul was born July 1, 1957 in Ulaanbaatar, one of leader Democratic movement in 1990.

In 1988, Bat-Uul formed a political group, which in December 1989 would become the first to articulate dissent against the ruling Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party. Bat-Uul was one of the leaders of Mongolia”s 1990 democratic revolution. He served as chairman of the Democratic Party from 1990 to 1992, and as the party”s general secretary from 1992 to 1996. He was elected into the Parliament (People”s Great Khural) in 1990, and in 1996, 2004 and 2008. He was awarded with the title of Hero of Mongolia for his role in the 1990 democratic revolution on December 10, 2009

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