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       BOLD Luvsanvandan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary


Date of birth:                4 October 1961

Place of birth:            Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


2020 to Present            Security and Defense Policy Advisor to the President of Mongolia

2016 - 2020                    Member of Parliament

2012 - 2014                    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia

2012 - 2016                    Member of Parliament

2008 - 2012                    Member of the Parliament,

 Minister of Defense of Mongolia

2004 - 2008                 Chairman, Mineral Resources and Petroleum Authority of Mongolia

2000 – 2004                Chairman, Board of Governors of the Golomt Bank of Mongolia

1996 - 2000                Member of Parliament,

                                     Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on the Promotion of Foreign Investment (Ad hoc committee)

1993 - 1996                President, the "Bodi International" Group

1992 – 1993               Head, the International Students and Youth Center of Mongolians

1990 – 1992               Member of People's Great Hural

                                     Member of State Baga Hural (Parliament)

1989 - 1990               Deputy Chairman and Acting Chairman, the Union of Mongolian Students

1984 - 1989                Instructor, the Central Council of Mongolian Trade Union

1983 - 1984                Instructor, the Trade Union Council of Baganuur District


1979 - 1983                  Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology,

Trade Union University of Bernau in Germany (former GDR)

1969 – 1979                  Secondary school No.23, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


Mother tongue: Mongolian

Fluent in English, German and Russian.

During his tenure as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mongolia's foreign relations had reached to a new level and increased the number of countries that have established diplomatic relations. He had also skillfully implemented the Mongolia's third neighbour policy and expanded the visa-free travel for Mongolian and foreign citizens. During this period, Mongolia became a member of the OSCE, chaired the Community of Democracies (CD) and the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) and successfully hosted the high-level meetings such as the ASEM Summit and the CD and FOC Ministerial Conferences.


2012                Honourary Doctor, University of Defense of Mongolia


2021                 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, by the order of the President of Mongolia

2015                 Komandor Merit Cross, by the order of the President of Poland

2014                 Democratic Party's highest award "Order of Chinggis"

2013                 UNMISS medal, the United Nations

2011                The Order of Red Banner for Military Merit, by order of the President of  Mongolia

                          The Order of Merit, by the order of the President of Ukraine

                          UNMIL medal, the United Nations

2010                MINURCAT medal, the United Nations

2009                ISAF medal, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

The Order of Red Banner for Labour Merit, by the order of the

President of Mongolia

2005                The Order of Merit, by the order of the President of the Federal

Republic of Germany

Polar Star Order, by the order of the President of Mongolia

2004                Certificate of Honour of the Mongolbank


1996-2000       President and Vice President, Parliamentary Associations with EU, Germany, France, Switzerland, and Japan

2005-Present  President, Mongolian Athletics Federation

2000-2005       President, Mongolian Banker's Association

1999-2000       Member of Executive Committee of the Inter- Parliamentary Union

(IPU) and Chairman of Asia-Pacific Group of IPU

1990-1991       Secretary General UMS


            Married, with 3 children