Principal of the American School of Ulaanbaatar awarded FRIENDSHIP medal

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  President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga awarded the Nairamdal “Friendship” Medal to Dr. Roger Dutcher, the Principal of American School of Ulaanbaatar, by the Presidential Decree No.104.

With joint recommendation and endorsement by the ASU, Ministry of Education and Science, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this medal was awarded to Dr. Dutcher in high recognition of his dedication and hard work to the education sector of Mongolia and for his valuable contribution to advance the friendly relations and cooperation between the United States and Mongolia. 

During his 10-year tenure at the ASU, Dr. Roger Dutcher served as a teacher and the Principal of the American School of Ulaanbaatar. Previously, this medal has been awarded to numerous prestigious individuals such as Regional Director of WHO, Country Representative of The Asia Foundation, Regional Managing director of ING Bank, and distinguished scientists and diplomats. 

The medal was presented by Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President of Mongolia G.Baigalmaa during the award ceremony which took place at the State Palace on June 18, 2021.

The Nairamdal (Friendship) Medal is the highest honor bestowed upon a foreigner by the government of Mongolia.

Misheel Lkhasuren