Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag submitted draft laws to make amendments to the law on the structure of government, and the law on formation of the government to Speaker Z.Enkhbold at 11:00 a.m. today.
Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag made a statement about the drafts during a press conference.
The reform government has operated with 16 ministries since its formation. Now the government will merge six ministries under the proposed restructuring plan.
According to the draft law, the Ministry for Roads and Transportation and Ministry for Construction and Urban Development will be merged into an Infrastructure Development Ministry; the Mining Ministry and Energy Ministry into a Ministry of Geology, Mining and Energy; the Economic Development Ministry will be absorbed by the Finance Ministry; and the Invest Mongolia Agency of the Economic Development Ministry will be merged into the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Mongolia.
The government will be restructured with 13 ministries, 11 regulatory agencies and 19 implementing agencies.SOURCE: News.mn