R.Battogtokh receives Order of the Rising SunSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On December 3, Shinichiro Hayashi, chargé d'affaires ad interim at the Embassy of Japan in Mongolia, presented Mongolian national R.Battogtokh with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, in recognition of his valuable contribution to deepening relations between Mongolia and Japan.
R.Battogtokh has served as translator/interpreter for the Gobi Cashmere Factory
Construction project implemented with Japan’s first official development
assistance for Mongolia in 1977 and later taught Japanese at the National
University of Mongolia and Ikh Mongol University for years, making
contributions to promoting the language in Mongolia.
He translated ‘Rise and fall of the Mongol Empire’, ‘History of Mongolia’ and other books from Japanese to Mongolian, and developed numerous dictionaries, Japanese Grammar textbooks, handbooks, and other research papers.
congratulatory remarks, Mr. Shinichiro Hayashi said, “Right after completing a
Japanese language course at the National University of Mongolia Mr. Battogtokh started
his career as a translator/ interpreter for the factory project and translated the
materials in a way easy to comprehend for every Mongolian employee and
introduced new terms even though he has been coming across sector-specific
jargon that were not taught at the university day after day. The new terms he developed
are being used to this day, in particular, for projects of KOSEN”
himself talked briefly about his career and life and expressed his deepest
gratitude to the Government of Japan and the Japanese Embassy for highly
appreciating his works.