THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF MONGOLIA, PUBLIC RELATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION

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2017-07-11




SPEECH BY KHALTMAAGIIN BATTULGA, THE PRESIDENT OF MONGOLIA, AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE NAADAM FESTIVITY



My fellow citizens,
Honorary guests,

Allow me extend my warmest greetings for the Naadam Festivity from Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of our country.

This year marks the 2226th anniversary of the Statehood of Mongolia, the 811th anniversary of the Great Mongol Empire, the 106th anniversary of Restoring the National Freedom and Independence, the 96th anniversary of the People’s Revolution of Mongolia, and the 27th anniversary of the Democratic Revolution in Mongolia.

Our country is prospering thanks to every citizen who is raising Mongolia’s name high, our people’s effort and commitment. Our independence stays strong, our state flag stands firm. Creative and hard-working Mongolia has won and has started its journey to the development.

Even during the Naadam Festivity, we should plan and discuss our works to do. We are paying close attention to addressing issues related to the country’s debt and loan which is increasing the burden of poverty and unemployment. From this podium of Naadam Festivity, I would like to emphasize that we have big objectives to achieve in order to stabilize economy and begin works of creation, as soon as possible.

The Mongol Naadam Festivity is one of our important cultural heritages. This auspicious festival, the great tradition of the statehood, the historical and cultural wonder, and the delight of the people of Mongolia begins at this pleasant summer time.

At this auspicious day of Naadam Festivity, I wish our people be happy and joyful, horses be fast, wrestlers be strong, and archers be sharp.

I hereby declare that the Naadam Festivity – the one and the only apex of joy of Mongolian people begins.

Happy Naadam to all.

May my independent country dwell eternally.
May our people live in peace.