Positions of June 26 Presidential Election Candidates

The 2013 Presidential Election season has officially started and the candidates received their mandates to run in the upcoming election. Accordingly, the candidates have launched their respective election campaigns. What do these candidates promise if one of them becomes the President of Mongolia?

Ts.Elbegdorj: I will continue what I have started

Democratic Party candidate Ts.Elbegdorj has an advantage over the other two candidates given that he has had experience ruling the country in the last four years. After receiving the mandate, he headed to Dornod Province and decided to start his campaign there. He is running in the 2013 Presidential Election with the slogan “Let’s serve for Mongolia.”

Regarding his plans and intentions in the next four years as president, he said, “We have denied each other’s operations enough because of political reasons. Now it is time for Mongolians to unite and work together. Today, Mongolia is exporting its oil and receiving it back as fuel. Let’s produce fuel, processing oil here in the future. Let’s provide the entire country with electricity.

Let’s resolve the railway issue as soon as possible. Let’s revive manufacturers and process mining and turn agricultural products into final commodities. We should work hard to accomplish these. We should unite. Let’s not be divided because of political reasons. We are one country and we are in one team. I will continue to keep my promise. Let’s unite and create, work together. I will start my election campaign in Dornod.”

Bat-Erdene: I will function with preference to unity

Candidate from Mongolian People’s Party B.Bat-Erdene has launched the election campaign officially at the Central Cultural Palace on Tuesday. Opening his election campaign ceremony, he said, “I will compete fairly with pure...

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