ULAN BATOR, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia on Sunday celebrated the 27th anniversary of the promulgation of its modern constitution.
Mongolian parliament speaker Miyegombo Enkhbold hailed the significant role of the constitution in strengthening the country's independence and sovereignty, as well as consolidating the unity and solidarity of the society.
The celebrations also included a ceremony to pay tribute to the Monument of Chinggis Khaan, and traditional wrestling.
Mongolia enacted its first constitution in 1924. On Jan.13, 1992, the country adopted the current constitution, the fourth, marking dramatic political reforms and the transition to a democratic society. The current constitution underwent two amendments in 1999 and 2001 respectively.