Phnom Penh: Sunday, 3rd of November 2019, The Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan announced the recipients of the 2019 Autumn Conferment of Decoration on Foreign Nationals. The award is bestowed upon individuals of merit in recognition of their national or public services, and in honor of their distinguished accomplishments in various areas in society. There are two recipients of the award for their contributions in enhancing the relationship between Japan and Cambodia.
His Excellency Neak Oknha Seang Nam, Member of the National Assembly, will be decorated with The Order of the Rising Sun award. The award featuring Gold Rays with a Neck Ribbon, will be conferred in recognition of his contribution to strengthening bilateral relations and promoting friendship between Japan and the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Mr. Teruo Jinnai, Advisor to the Royal Government of Cambodia and former UNESCO representative to Cambodia, will be decorated with The Order of Sacred Treasure. The award featuring Gold and Silver Rays, will be conferred in recognition of his contribution to the promotion of cultural exchanges between Japan and the Kingdom of Cambodia as well as the promotion of Cambodian culture in international fora including UNESCO. awarding presentation ceremony will be organized in due course as soon as possible.
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