Japan bestows highest award to Vietnam’s former Deputy PM

Former Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Pham Gia Khiem (Photo: VNA)

Pham Gia Khiem, former Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, was bestowed Japan’s highest honor ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ by Yasuaki Tanizaki, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam, in Hanoi on June 11.

The emblem on Japan’s highest award ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ represents sunbeams at dawn.

Established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan, the decoration is presented to individuals who have made great contributions to boosting relations and cooperation with Japan.

Source: VNA – Translated by Kim Khanh

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