Mr. Kalim Farooqui receive the Commendation by the Consul-General of Japan in Karachi

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Wednesday, December 08, 2021

On December 08, 2021 Mr. ISOMURA Toshikazu, Consul-General of Japan in Karachi, conferred the Certificate of Commendation upon Mr. Kalim Farooqui, in recognition of his significant contribution towards Japan.

Mr. Kalim Farooqui, Chairman of Pakistan Japan Business Forum (PJBF) has made strong and impactful efforts to build business and economic ties between Japan and Pakistan. During his tenure as a Vice Chairman of PJBF, he has led three SME delegations to Japan which has further strengthened the relationship between the two countries.

He has even compiled and published a book “Concordia” on the 60 years of bilateral relations between Japan and Pakistan that showed his commitment to bringing the two countries together.

Besides promotion of business ties, he contributed a lot for promoting mutual understanding and cultural relations between Japan and Pakistan being a member of Pakistan Japan Culture Association (PJCA).

Mr. ISOMURA, while extending his congratulations, lauded the efforts of Mr. Kalim Farooqui and wishes him the best of luck for his future endeavors.

Concluding the event, Mr. Kalim extended a note of thanks to the Consul-General for being bestowed with the honor. He further stated that in his endeavors towards stronger economic relations between Japan and Pakistan, he acknowledges the help and assistance given to him by both, the Consulate General of Japan in Karachi and the Embassy of Japan in Islamabad in addition to the continuous support and cooperation of the Pakistan Embassy in Tokyo. He congratulated Japan and Pakistan on reaching the milestone of 70 years of diplomatic relations between the two friendly countries and to be celebrated starting next year (1952-2022).