Conferment of Imperial Award upon Mr. Kalim Farooqui

On February 17, Mr. ODAGIRI Toshio, Consul-General of Japan in Karachi, conferred on behalf of the Emperor of Japan “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck ribbon” upon Mr. Kalim Farooqui, in recognition of his significant contributions towards Japan.

Mr. Farooqui is one of the founding members and current Chairman of the Pakistan Japan Business Forum (PJBF) and has served critical positions on the Forum for over 10 years now. He is additionally an honorary patron of the Pakistan Japan Cultural Association.
Mr. Farooqui has made a significant contribution not only to the deepening of bilateral economic and trade relations but also to the strengthening of friendship between the two countries by promoting Japanese culture in Pakistan.

Mr. ODAGIRI, while extending his congratulations lauded the efforts of Mr. Farooqui and commended him on his ongoing efforts in further relations between Japan & Pakistan.