Mayor of Ulaan­baatar to be elected to­day

The UB Post - - Front Page - By R.TURMUNKH

The Ulaan­baatar city coun­cil will hold a meet­ing to­day to elect a new mayor of Ulaan­baatar.

Af­ter for­mer Mayor S.Bat­bold an­nounced his res­ig­na­tion, Chair­man of Ulaan­baatar City Coun­cil S.Amar­saikhan, Gen­eral Con­sulate of Mon­go­lia in Irkutsk L.Amarsanaa and for­mer head of Er­denes Oyu Tol­goi LLC B.Munkhbaatar are ru­mored as the most likely can­di­dates.

B.Munkhbaatar an­nounced on De­cem­ber 26 that he will with­draw him­self from the Ulaan­baatar may­oral race.

The Mon­go­lian Peo­ple’s Party’s (MPP) cau­cus in the city coun­cil is ex­pected to an­nounce the can­di­dates to­day.

The cap­i­tal city coun­cil’s mem­bers of MPP be­lieve that a coun­cil mem­ber should be­come the next mayor.

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