ISLAMABAD: Government of Japan has awarded two Pakistani individuals, Amir Hussain Shirazi and Roeeda Kabir with the 2017 Autumn Decorations in recognition of their significant contribution to the promotion of Pakistan-Japan relations.
A press release here said that Honorary Consul General of Japan in Lahore, Amir Hussain Shirazi was conferred The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon while President of Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association KPK, Ms Roeeda Kabir was conferred The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.
The decorations conferment ceremony was held today at the official residence of the Japanese ambassador to Pakistan, Takashi Kurai.
While speaking at the ceremony ambassador Kurai said that without the kind support of both Aamir Hussain Shirazi and Mrs Roeeda Kabir, it was impossible to have the current level of exchanges of culture and business between our two countries.
Honorary Consul General of Japan in Lahore, Amir Hussain Shirazi and Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association KPK President Roeeda Kabir have made outstanding contributions for the promotion of Japanese culture and providing assistance to Japanese citizens in a committed manner, which has deepened Japan-Pakistan relationships in Lahore and KPK respectively.