Today is “Patriots’ Day”, marking the 95th Anniversary of the establishment of Mongolia’s first political party, namely the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) – and its close “relative” - the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP). Since 2011, this day has been called Patriots’ Day.
Since the seperation of the MPP and MPRP, both have been celebrating the annivesary in their own ways and laying a wreath on Sukhbaatar Square. This year according to their agreement, the two parties are celebrating the event together. The schedule is that the MPP and MPRP participated in the wreath laying ceremony at 11.00am and then attended an official meeting in the Great Hall of the Central Cultural Palace at 12.30 am.