Sir David Warren awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun

Japan Society Chairman Sir David Warren KCMG has been awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun by the Government of Japan for ‘his invaluable contribution to strengthening bilateral relations and promoting friendship between Japan and the UK’.  The announcement is available here.

The Order of the Rising Sun was established by Emperor Meiji in 1875 and is the third highest order bestowed by the Japanese government, with the Grand Cordon being the first class distinction of a current total of six categories.

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