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Mongolia: Inauguration of Mongolia's president-elect scheduled for July 10

2017/07/10

Mongolia's president-elect Khaltmaa Battulga will be inaugurated on July 10, authorities said Sunday.

Miyegombyn Enkhbold, Mongolia's parliament speaker, has issued an order to hold an extraordinary parliament conference to prepare for the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected president on Monday morning.

Battulga will receive the seal from outgoing President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj.

Battulga of the opposition Democratic Party earned 610,451 votes in the presidential run-off on Friday, while Miyegombyn Enkhbold, the rival candidate from the Mongolian People's Party, garnered 496,765 votes.

The Mongolian president serves a four-year term and can be re-elected only once.

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