President Battulga awards Order of Maternal Glory in Umnugobi aimagSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On August 9-10, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga worked in Umnugobi aimag and got acquainted with the development of a new settlement area in aimag’s Dalanzadgad soum. While visiting the aimag, President Kh.Battulga handed over the ‘Order of Maternal Glory’ to eligible mothers living in Umnugobi aimag.
This year, 230 mothers in Umnugobi aimag have been awarded the ‘Order of Maternal Glory’, including 9 first-class Order and 221 second-class order.
President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga expressed a sincere gratitude and congratulations to the mothers and wished every family a happiness, healthy and educated life.
According to Article 33.1.7 of the Constitution of Mongolia and Article 15.1 of the Law on the President of Mongolia, President Battulga issued a decree on May 29, 2020 to award the Order of Maternal Glory to mothers, who have given birth to and raised many children this year.
‘The Order of Maternal Glory’ is awarded on the International Children’s Day, June 1, every year, however, the award ceremony was postponed this year due to the global pandemic COVID-19.
A total of 10,677 mothers will be awarded this order in 2020 nationwide, of which 720 is awarded the first-class order and 9,957 the second-class order.
In connection with the current regime of heightened state of readiness amid COVID-19 pandemic, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga will be handing over the awards in stages at the level of local administrative units.