Japan confers ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ on Jamilur Reza Choudhury

Dear All:

Today I  woke up with a good news our loving Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury is honoured by Japan. Japan Offered, ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ on him. I am  so proud of our National Professor. I find hope and see light in the tunnel whenever I see him.

Jamilur Reza Choudhury Sir, you are the light, the Seven Star for the nation.

Thank you Sir for make us/ all Bangladeshis honoured and proud with your innovations and noble work.

Kind regards,



Japan confers ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ on Jamilur Reza Choudhury

National Professor Dr Jamilur Reza Chowdhury (File photo)

DHAKA: Japan has honored National Professor Dr Jamilur Reza Chowdhury with ‘The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon’, one of the most prestigious Japanese decorations.

Besides, Mrs Ritsuko Abedin, former employee at the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh, received “the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays”.

Japanese embassy in Dhaka published a notice on their website regarding it Sunday (Nov 4)

The conferral is in recognition of his great contribution to smooth implementation of Japan’s ODA and promotion of friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and Bangladesh for more than 30 years, it said.

University of Asia Pacific (UAP) Vice Chancellor Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury has supported many Japanese development projects from civil engineering point of view, such as “Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge Project”, “Chittagong Airport Development Project”, and “Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit Development Project”. He has introduced Japanese technology and made the difficult engineering works possible in these projects.

In 2013, he received “JICA Recognition Award.” Moreover, he has promoted academic exchange between Japan and Bangladesh and provided the opportunity to study in Japan for Bangladeshi students.

Mrs Ritsuko Abedin received the honor for her longstanding and dedicated contribution to the Embassy since November 1972 until her retirement in June 1998. She played the important role at the Embassy as Bengali speaker.

As one of Japanese people who have lived in Bangladesh since before the independence, she has introduced her experience and the history of Bangladesh in the last 50 years to many Japanese people, added the statement.

NOV 4, 2018

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