Japanese Recipients of Pakistani Awards

   In recognition of outstanding services towards strengthening Pakistan-Japan relations, following Japanese individuals have been conferred awards by the President of Pakistan since 2000:

 

Year Announced Award Name of Recipient Venue/Year of Citation
23.3.2000 Sitara-i-Pakistan

Mr. Yoshimi Tanaka
Chairman, Japan-Pakistan Business Cooperation Committee and Chairman, Nichiman Corporation

Tokyo
23.3.2000
14.8.2004 Sitara-i-Imtiaz

Prof. So Yamane,
Associate Professor, Department of Area Studies (South Asia, Urdu) Osaka University of Foreign Studies

Tokyo
23.3.2005

14.8.2005 Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam

Prof. Shigemochi Hirashima,
Professor Emeritus,Meiji-Gakuin University, Tokyo

Tokyo
23.3.2006

14.8.2006 Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam Prof. Hirashi Kagaya,
Profesor  Emeritus of Osaka, University of Foreign Studies Osaka
Tokyo
23.3.2007
14.8.2006 Sitara-i-Khidmat Mrs. Masami Hasegawa Tokyo
23.3.2007
14.8.2007 Sitara-i-Imtiaz Mr. Shun Imaizumi Islamabad
23.3.2008
14.8.2008 Sitara-i-Khidmat Prof. Yutaka Asada,
Associate Professor of Urdu, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Islamabad
23.3.2009
14.8.2009 Sitara-i-Imtiaz Prof. Hiroji Kataoka,
Professor, Faculty of International Relations, Daito Bunka University
Islamabad
23.3.2010
14.8.2010 Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam Mr. Mitsuo Horiuchi
President, Japan-Pakistan Parliamentarians Friendship League
Tokyo
9.9.2011