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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Awarded Highest Decoration Of Japan

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The Japanese government announced the conferment of “The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun” on Speaker Karu Jayasuriya in recognition of his significant contribution in promoting bilateral relations between Japan and Sri Lanka.

A congratulatory message by Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated: “Please accept my sincerest congratulations on the conferment of The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun in recognition of your outstanding contribution, and my best wishes for your continued good health and happiness”.

This  is the first time that this highest decoration is being given to a Sri Lankan.