DAMDIN TSOGTBAATAR, MP

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF MONGOLIA

Born on January 17, 1970 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Education

1988                           Mongolia-Russia Joint Secondary school No. 14;

1994                           Moscow State Institute of International Relations;

1998                           Australian National University

Has a Master’s degree in legal studies (international law) from the Australian National University School of Law (with Distinction), and in political sciences (with Honors) from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

 

Career

1994-1996                 Attaché, Asia and Africa Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia;

1996-1998                 Attaché, Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia;

1998-1999                 Teacher, School of International Relations, National University of Mongolia

1998-2000                 Specialist, Department of Foreign Trade and Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia;

2000-2002                 Deputy Director, Department of Multilateral Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia;

2002-2008                 Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Mongolia;

2008-2011                 State Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia;

2011-2012                 Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mongolia;

2012                           Minister for Environment and Tourism of Mongolia;

2012                           Secretary, Mongolian People’s Party;

2012-2014                 CEO, “Xillion” LLC;

2014-2015                 Minister for Construction and Urban Development of Mongolia;

2015-2016                 Advisor, “Justice Consulting” LLC and “Xillion” LLC;

Since 2016                Member of the Parliament of Mongolia, Chairman of Parliamentary Subcommittee on Human Rights;

 

Appointed as Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia in October 2017

 

Languages:                         Fluent in Russian, English, Khmer, and Thai, speaks German.

 

Married, with two children.

Twitter: @TsogtbaatarD