State Orders and Medals Conferred on the Occasion of Mongolia-Japan Diplomatic AnniversarySociety
Tokyo /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Japan, President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh issued a decree to confer state orders and medals on distinguished nationals of Japan who made valuable contributions to the development Mongolia-Japan relations and cooperation.
The awards ceremony was held today within the framework of the Mongolian President’s state visit to Japan which is taking place these days.
The Order of the Red Banner of Labour conferred on the following Japanese citizens:
-Former Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, Member of the House of Representatives, and Honorary Advisor to the Mongolia-Japan Friendship Group in the House of Representatives Nikai Toshihiro,
-Former Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Sapporo, Hokkaido Takebe Tsutomu.
The Order of Polar Star:
-President of the Japanese Association for Mongolian Studies Prof. Dr. Konagaya Yuki,
-President of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Tanaka Akihiko,
-President of the Friendship Association of Saku City and Mongolia Haruhara Akio,
-Former Ambassador of Japan to Mongolia Shimizu Takenori,
-Former Ambassador of Japan to Mongolia Takaoka Masato,
-Heart surgeon of the “Heart saving project” Tamura Masamichi,
-Honorary President of Mabuchi Motor LLC Mabuchi Takaichi,
-President of Shima Seiki LTD. Shima Masahiro.
The “Friendship” Medal:
-Chairman of the Standing Committee on Rules and Administration of the House of Representatives Yamaguchi Shunichi,
-Mongolist Miyawaki Junko,
-Director of “Global” International Onsen (Hot spring) Research Center Matsuda Tadanori.