Deputy speaker Bayartsogt Sangajav resigns

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Deputy Speaker of SGK Bayartsogt Sangajav has resigned after 87.5% SGK voted in favor of his resignation, 74 MPs have participated in the voting.

Disciplinary committee of SGK have convened earlier to discuss Deputy Speaker’s act after it became apparent that the speaker hadn’t disclosed his BVI company title and its Swiss Bank account that had contained 1 million USD at some time in 2008.  The committee decided to call for a vote on his resignation at SGK.

There is no law or regulation to would revoke his seat in the parliament. However, number of members in MPP and DP, called for his resignation from the parliament. Bayartsogt S says he personally considers resigning as a Deputy Minister is sufficient.

Deputy Minister Bayartsogt Sangajav has been under scrutiny after ICIJ revealed his secret account in a Swiss bank.

Business-Mongolia.com have covered the news here, here, and here.

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