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Asia Foundation Honors His Excellency Elbegdorj

June 15, 2011

This week, His Excellency Elbegdorj, president of Mongolia, was honored by The Asia Foundation at a private dinner in San Francisco. The president was here to mark the opening of a formal Mongolian consulate. President Elbegdorj was one of the leaders of Mongolia’s peaceful democratic revolution in 1990. Under the president, the nation has seen phenomenal economic growth with a strong focus on environmental protection and advancing anti-corruption measures. Watch a slideshow from the event.

Related locations: Mongolia

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