Japan’s second Highest National Award presented to Shyam Saran

Former Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran is chosen for Japan’s Second Highest National Award called ‘The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star”.

Key Highlights:-

1. The Government of Japan as of recently proclaim in its 2019 Spring Imperial Decorations, that it will give the 72-year-old Former outside secretary Shyam Saran, ‘The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star’.
2. He will be presented for his commitments in reinforcing vital ties and upgrading common comprehension among India and Japan.

He filled in as India’s Foreign Secretary from the year 2004 to 2006 amid which he assumed a significant job in hoisting India-Japan relationship to a key association.

Amid his residency Junichiro Koizumi, (at that point Japanese Prime Minister) visited India without precedent for a long time. Amid his residency as Deputy Chief of Mission of Embassy of India in Japan, he added to reinforcing shared comprehension among India and Japan. His commitments incorporate “India Festival”, that was held in Japan in 1988.

Since 2017 he has moved in the direction of improving shared comprehension between two nations, by facilitating occasions like an “India-Japan Colloquium”.

It is the Japanese government’s Second Highest National Honor. It was built up by Japanese Emperor Meiji in 1875. It is granted for an excellent common or military legitimacy.

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