The Order of the Rising Sun from Japan to Mr. Das Wijeratne and Mr. Frederick Medis

January 19, 2017

    His Excellency Mr. Kenichi Suganuma, Ambassador of Japan, conferred “The Orders of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon” upon Mr. Das Wijeratne and Mr. Frederick Medis, on behalf of His Majesty the Emperor, at a special ceremony held on January 18 at the Ambassador’s residence in Colombo.  


                   Mr. Das Wijeratne, past President of Sri Lanka – Japan Business Co-operation Committee, was conferred in recognition of his significant contribution to strengthening economic relations between Japan and Sri Lanka.              


                    Mr. Frederick Medis, past President of Lanka – Japan Friendship Society, was conferred in recognition upon his significant contribution to the promotion of Japanese Culture and understanding of Japan in Sri Lanka