The Chairman Of PJBF Mr. Kalim Farooqui received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from the Japanese Government through the consul general of Japan, Odagiri Toshio. According to the declaration on the Patent of Decoration, which bears the seals of the Prime Minister, Kishida Fumio, and the Director General of the Decoration Bureau, Cabinet Office, Onoda Hiromu, this esteemed honour was personally given to Mr. Farooqui by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan.
The awarding of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon took place in a formal ceremony that was hosted at the consul general's residence and was attended by Kalim Farooqui's immediate family. To commemorate Mr. Farooqui's outstanding contributions to fostering trade and cultural ties between Japan and Pakistan, the Patent of Decoration was read out and the medal was presented to him. The Consul General spoke in-depth about Mr. Farooqui's noteworthy accomplishments in this area, emphasizing in particular his essential position as the patron of the Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association.