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Japan to honour two Bangladeshi nationals

Diplomatic Correspondent

30 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer


Japan will honour two Bangladeshi nationals for their outstanding contribution to promote mutual understanding between the two countries.

Matiur Rahman, first President of Japan-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JBCCI), will receive "the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette."

He is also the chairman and managing director of Uttara Group of Companies and president of Bangladesh Motorcycle Assemblers and Manufacturers Association.

Meanwhile, Mohd Abu Sayed, former country manager of Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Bangladesh, will receive "the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays."

The conferral is in appreciation of his great contribution to taking care of Japanese graves in Bangladesh.