A Public Address by His Excellency Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
HKS Ash Center

Before an excited Forum audience, Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj talked about Mongolia’s increased free-market enterprise, commitment to freedom of speech and strengthening of its economy. The President spoke about Mongolia’s recent unprecedented economic growth due to its resources and how it has shaped Mongolia’s democracy. The President discussed his unyielding devotion to the protection of Mongolia’s freedoms and its democracy. Finally, as a formidable opponent against corruption, the President talked about the need for transparency and anti-corruption measures as a means to protecting Mongolia’s future. Harvard Kennedy School Dean, David T. Ellwood, moderated the Forum and provided the President’s introduction.