On July 16th, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan announced the recipients of the Foreign Minister’s Commendations for FY 2019. In British Columbia, The Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia has been awarded the Foreign Minister’s Commendation for its contribution to the promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and Canada.
The Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendations are awarded annually to those persons or organizations having rendered exceptional and distinguished services to the promotion of mutual understanding, friendship and goodwill between their countries and Japan through economic and technical cooperation, information and cultural activities, as well as other activities to enhance international relations. A number of people, working in various international fields, have been contributing to promoting friendly relations between Japan and other countries, and the commendation aims to recognize the outstanding achievements of those individuals and groups.
This year, the Commendation was awarded to 206 individuals and 63 groups. A ceremony for commendation in Vancouver is to be held in due course.
Click here for Ministry of Foreign Affair's Announcement.
Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendations for FY 2019
July 16, 2019