Cabinet reviews government operations, intergovernmental agreement, and regulation

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Cabinet in session

During Cabinet's weekly Wednesday meeting, ministers discussed responses of government organizations to petitions and complaints from the public and entities.

In 2018, the prime minister, deputy prime minister, Cabinet secretariat, and some other high-ranking government officials received 2,512 petitions and complaints from the public and entities. Some 2,408 (95.8 percent) of the petitions were processed and responded to. Government offices of the provinces, capital and districts received 10,013 petitions, complaints and requests, and while 9,744 (97.3 percent) were processed and responded to, while the remaining complaints are still under review.

Cabinet ministers reviewed outcomes from meetings of the intergovernmental commissions between Mongolia and Laos, and Mongolia and Hungary, and decided to approve the plans for reaching the commitments made at the meetings.

During the Cabinet meeting, ministers reviewed a note for an agreement between the governments of Mongolia and Ecuador on visa waiver requirements for holders of all types of passports. After the sides sign the agreement, citizens of the two countries will be eligible for visa waivers for a stay not exceeding 90 days from their first date of entry, and currently, Mongolian citizens are able to travel to seven countries of South America without a visa.

Cabinet adopted a regulation to evaluate performances of civil servants under the government’s reform for promoting fair, transparent and accountable civil service, and reinforcing accountability, order and discipline in the government institutions of all levels and the newly amended Law on Civil Service.

Under the regulation, the office of the Cabinet Secretariat is responsible for evaluating performance agreements and labor contracts of management and staff annually and semi-annually, linking performance results with incentives and responsibilities, reprimanding officials who violated laws and regulations through faulty actions or misconduct on each occasion in accordance with the relevant laws, and presenting Cabinet with reports on government officials’ performances.