Polar Star Order conferred on two Russian university rectorsSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The President of Mongolia issued a decree on conferring the high state decoration—Polar Star Order—on V.G.Martynov, Rector of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, and A.V.Torkunov, Rector of Moscow State Institute of International Relations. Ambassador of Mongolia to Russia D.Davaa presented the honor to the two rectors and the Friendship Medal to Founder of Odiyana Orchin LLC R.V.Toriya on November 15.
The Ambassador emphasized that the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas has made valuable contributions to the training of Mongolian personnel at a meeting held with the university’s rector during the award ceremony. Rector V.G.Martynov undertook to further give focus to the training of Mongolian experts in the field of natural gas.
At his meeting with Rector of Moscow State Institute of International Relations A.V.Torkunov, Ambassador D.Davaa said this year marks the 75th anniversary of enrollment of foreign students at the university, which was a Mongolian as the first foreign student. The Mongolian side expressed gratitude to the university for educating political and social figures who contributed to the development of Mongolia. Rector A.V.Torkunov expressed his hope that the cooperation between the two sides will expand further.