Polar Star order conferred on US citizenSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga issued a decree on awarding Myrna Ann Adkins, citizen of the United States of America, with the state high decoration of Mongolia—the Order of the Polar Star—in recognition of her valuable contribution to the development of bilateral friendly relations and cooperation.
Chief of Staff to the President of Mongolia Z.Enkhbold presented the award and congratulated the recipient today, November 11.
For the last 25 years, Ms. Adkins has been working towards facilitating English language programs at Mongolian universities and broadening language and cross-cultural relations. Through the Eyesight Mission of the Denver Lions Club, Ms. Adkins has worked in the humanitarian sector by providing eye health services of screening and prescribing corrective lenses to about 1,000 patients and donating the used equipment.