Mongolian Peacekeepers Awarded State Decorations for South Sudan Mission

About Mongolia
2023-11-13 16:25:03

Ulaanbaatar, November 13, 2023 /MONTSAME. President of Mongolia and Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces Khurelsukh Ukhnaa today awarded state decorations to military personnel of the 12th Mongolian contingent to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Republic of South Sudan. 

Order of Military Merit

-Lieutenant Colonel Tumenjargal Munkhbayar. 

-Senior Ganzam Davaasuren.  

Medal of Military Honor

-37 servicemen under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Purevdorj Nergui and Senior Ariunbolor Tsend.

Medal for Peace

-409 servicemen under the command of Captain Batbayar Enkhbaatar, Senior Officers Dondogmaa Jamiyanjav, Munkhbat Ganbold, and Otgon-Erdene Sukhbaatar. 

President of Mongolia and Commander-in-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces congratulated Mongolian peacekeepers on behalf of the State, Government, and people of Mongolia for successfully completing their mission with honor and professionalism. President Khurelsukh also extended best wishes for their future endeavors. Additionally, on behalf of the State, the Mongolian President extended heartfelt gratitude to the family members of the peacekeepers, recognizing their pivotal role as the backbone throughout the mission. 

Mongolia ranks 23rd on the list of countries contributing troops to the United Nations and is the leader in the region for the number of female peacekeepers. Mongolia is successfully implementing a policy of ensuring national security through political and diplomatic methods by upholding a peace-loving, open, and multi-pillar foreign policy while actively engaging in efforts to promote global peace and security.