Friendship Medal presented to U.S. Consul

2019-07-19 13:23:20

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On July 18, Chief of Office of the President of Mongolia Z.Enkhbold awarded the Friendship Medal, a high state prize of Mongolia, to Jason Spellberg, the outgoing Consular Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia.

The award was presented for his major policy initiatives and efforts to develop Mongolia-U.S. consular relations, give Mongolians pleasant visa application experience, and facilitate travel conditions for the nationals.

During his term since 2016, not only Mongolia-U.S. consular cooperation has been elevated to a higher level, but also a new channel for talks between the two sides has been established. He has also played an important role in successful implementation of the U.S. H-2 Temporary Worker Program.