British resident in Sri Lanka awarded British Empire Medal
Samantha Green, a British National in Sri Lanka was awarded a British Empire Medal for her services towards animal welfare.
The British Empire Medal is granted in recognition of meritorious civil or military service worthy of recognition by the Crown.
Several British-Sri Lankans have been enlisted in the Queen’s 2021 New Year’s honors list, recognizing the outstanding achievements of people across the United Kingdom.
Samantha, who began her work in Sri Lanka in 2005 moved to Sri Lanka in 2013 with her husband and established Dogstar Foundation, a mobile sterilization clinic that has sterilized over 49,000 stray cats and dogs, completed over 67,000 Rabies vaccinations, and treated many dogs for illnesses and injuries.