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       PRIME MINISTER S.BAYAR AT THE UNITED NATIONS

 
     

            MR. DAMDIN DEMBEREL ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF

                THE STATE GREAT HURAL OF MONGOLIA (PARLIAMENT)
 
Mongolia’s new Parliament was sworn on 28 August, 2008 with 67 members. Parliamentary elections were held on June 29 and the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party and Democratic Party won 42 and 25 seats respectively in the 76-member parliament. The Citizens Will Party and an independent candidate secured one seat each. The results for the remaining seven seats have not been officially announced yet due to the alleged election disputes in their respective constituencies. With majority seats in the Parliament, MPRP has the right to form a new government on its own.
 
The first session of the State Great Hural on Monday elected Mr.Damdin Demberel, member of the Steering council of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP) and a member of Parliament, as its chairman. Mr.Demberel has been elected five times consecutively to the Parliament since 1992. While being a Member of Parliament, he held important posts in the State Great Hural, such as Leader of the MPRP Group in the State Great Hural in 1992-1994, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Government Structure in 2000-2004, has been Minister for Social Welfare and Labor since 2007.
 
He graduated from the School of Economics, Ulaanbaatar majoring in Trading Economics and Technology in 1964 and Academy of Social Sciences, Moscow, Soviet Union majoring in politics in 1977.
 
He was born on April 15, 1941 in Mankhan Soum, Khovd Aimag.