Sirikarn Sunthornpadungsin, who works at the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok, was awarded the Norwegian His Majesty The King’s Commemorative Medal on 7 December.
Sirikarn Sunthornpadungsin was awarded the medal for her outstanding work for Norway and the Norwegian Foreign Service, according to the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok.
She has been working at the Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok for 40 years, and has served ten ambassadors during this time.
The award ceremony took place at the Ambassador’s residence in the company of friends and colleagues.
His Majesty The King’s Commemorative Medal was founded by King Haakon VII in 1906. It is conferred for particularly meritorious service to His Majesty the King or conferred on foreign nationals who have served at a Norwegian foreign service mission.
On the obverse the medal bears the likeness of the reigning Monarch with his name and motto. On the reverse the Monarch’s monogram appears. The medal is decorated with a crown and an orb with a cross.