On 24th December, Parliament discussed the draft legislation on “State Shares in the Gatsuurt Gold Property”. Almost 70% of the members voted that the project should be debated. It has therefore been passed to the Economical Standing Committee. Parliament has also discussed draft legislation for increasing the area of land under special protection. A total of 85.4% of the members voted that this should be discussed: the project has been passed over to the Standing Committee for Agriculture and the Environment, who will be tasked with conducting the preliminary debate.