Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga issued a decree to award P.Damdin with “Hero of Labor” title for his long-standing contribution in Mongolia’s agriculture sector.
Born in Undurkhangai soum, Uvs aimag in 1931, Paavan Damdin is now 86-years old and was a former Minister of Agriculture and Light Industry, former member of the Politburo of the MPRP’s Central Committee and former Secretary of the CPC Central Committee.
His wife Radnaabazar Enkhtuya worked as a teacher in Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences until 1994 and was a pediatrician after that. They have a son and two daughters. The first-born son Bayraa graduated from Dzerzhinsky Military Academy as a Lawyer in Moscow. His daughter Tsengel graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
During his 30-years term, Mr. P.Damdin established factories and industries, such as APU, Gobi, Leather Industry Association, Wool Industry Association, Darkhan flour factory, Ulaanbaatar, Darkhan power plants, Meat Plant, Furniture Factory, Flour Evaluators, Dry Milk Factory, Shoe Factory, Souvenir Factory and many others.
On the side-note, Mr. P. Damdin was one of the survivors of a plane crash of 1973.