Ural Federal University: University Alumnus Takes High Position in Mongolian Government


Ural Federal University alumnus Battogtokh Choijilsuren has been appointed Minister of Energy of Mongolia.

Battogtokh Choijilsuren previously worked as director of SP-Kaman, Director of the private enterprise Hurd Ch and Director of Hurd Huns. He has also served as Deputy Chief of the Mongolian President’s Office, a member of the State Great Hural, and Minister of Finance of Mongolia.

Since 2021, Battogtokh Choijilsuren has been the Chairman of the Mongolian Alumni Association of UrFU and a member of the Mongolia Endowment Fund Board. He has been awarded the Medal of Honor of the 800th Anniversary of the Founding of Great Mongolia and the Order of the Polar Star.

“Successful development of cooperation of UrFU with organizations and enterprises of Mongolia would be impossible without personal active participation, support and attention of Battogtokh Choijilsuren. We highly appreciate his contribution to the development of Ural Federal University, we wish him health, well-being, and success in his new professional path,” says Aleksandr Ponomarev, Executive Director of UrFU Alumni Association.

Aleksandr Ponomarev expresses special gratitude to the famous alumnus for creating the Mongolia Endowment Fund, which helps Ural Federal University students from Mongolia to realize their own educational, scientific and social potential. The Mongolian Alumni Association of UrFU headed by him is a very active, leading alumni community, an example for other foreign and Russian representative offices of the Association.

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