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  • Writer's pictureAmar Adiya

How Will Mongolia's Prime Minister's Twin Reform Agenda Change the Country


Mongolia Prime Minister
Prime Minister of Mongolia Speaking at the Parliament

As public outrage over systemic corruption and mismanagement of natural resources intensifies, Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene has embarked on an ambitious dual reform agenda aimed at overhauling the judicial system and ensuring the equitable distribution of the nation's vast mineral wealth.



This push for sweeping changes comes in the wake of a precipitous decline in Mongolia's corruption perception, as assessed by Transparency International, and widespread public fury over the mishandling of coal sales and shipments to China. The latter culminated in large-scale street protests in late 2022, leading to management changes and corruption convictions at the state-owned Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi coal mining company.

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