Next Thursday and Friday is public holiday
Mongolia will mark the anniversary of the birth of Chinggis Khaan on November 8 nationwide.
On the occasion of the celebration, Cabinet made a decision to make November 8 and 9 public holidays. As November 9 will become a public holiday, Cabinet ministers agreed to designate Saturday, November 17 as a work day for government organizations.
In the morning of November 8, the president, speaker of Parliament, prime minister, and key representatives from the government, the military, sports, arts, and herders will pay tribute to the statue of Chinggis Khaan on the occasion of the 856th anniversary of his birth, or National Pride Day.
On the same day, the Order of Chinggis Khaan will be awarded to a Mongolian national who has made great contributions to Mongolian development, politics, arts, sports, or other sectors.
According to a state protocol for celebration of the khaan’s birth, the state heads will watch a wrestling competition for National Pride Day and grant awards to the winning wrestlers, as well as attend an arts and culture event for the celebration.