His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh on his election as the President of Mongolia

The Parliament of Mongolia has approved the date of the inauguration of the new president of the country, Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh. His inauguration ceremony will take place on June 25.

Meanwhile, the 14th Dalai Lama congratulated newly elected president of Mongolia on his victory: “have warm memories of your country, which I first visited in 1979. I have been encouraged by the interest and enthusiasm shown by Mongolians both young and old in my efforts to promote human values, as well as the need to combine traditional Buddhist knowledge with modern education."

His Holiness ended his letter by wishing the President-Elect every success in fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of the people of Mongolia.
The presidential elections in Mongolia were held on June 9. According to the General Election Commission, Mongolian People's Party candidate Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh received 67.69 percent of the votes and was thus elected the president of Mongolia.