The Order of Chinggis Khaan conferred upon D. Dorjgotov and Jack WeatherfordPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 860th Anniversary of the birth of Chinggis Khaan, an awards ceremony to confer the Supreme Decoration of the Mongolian State, the Order of Chinggis Khaan was held.
The presidential decree states that the Order of Chinggis Khaan is awarded to Dr. Jack Weatherford, an American researcher, in recognition of his valuable contribution to the development of Chinggis Khaan studies and to Academician Dr. Prof. Dorjgotov Dechingungaa for his significant contribution to the environmental and climate studies of the soil and lands.
At the beginning of his remarks delivered during the awards ceremony, President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh extended greetings on the occasion of the National Pride Day and the 860th anniversary of the birth of Chinggis Khaan. “The history of Chinggis Khaan is not only the history of Mongols, but it also the history of the world”, highlighted the President while emphasizing that it is a great tradition for the President of Mongolia to award the Supreme Decoration of the Mongolian State, the Order of Chinggis Khaan, to citizens, bands, legal entities, foreign citizens, public and social servants, whose extraordinary deeds made a huge contribution in fulfilling this legacy.