Japan Awards Adhban [Archives:2001/45/Local News]
Haj Mohammed Mubarak Adhban, Chairman of Adhban Group of Companies and head of the Yemeni-Japanese Friendship Association, was granted last Saturday a medal (The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon) by the government of Japan in appreciation for his contribution to the development of the friendship between the Republic of Yemen and Japan, as well as a realization of understanding between the two countries. Adhban has also been promoting trade between the Republic of Yemen and Japan for a very long time, and arranged classes to teach the Japanese language to Yemeni people.
The medal is granted by the government of Japan every spring and autumn; its receivers are individuals contributing to the development of friendship between Japan and their respective countries.
Haj Adhban is the first Yemeni person to receive a medal from the government of Japan.