A special Japanese award for people contributing to bilateral relations with Japan was conferred on the late Mubarak Kanoo, former president of the Bahrain-Japan Business and Friendship Soceity. Mr Kanoo’s daughter Mona Kanoo received the ‘Order of Rising Sun’ on behalf of her father at a function hosted by Japanese Ambassador Hideki Ito at his residence in Barbar. The function was attended by government officials, Bahrain-Japan Business and Friendship Society members, diplomats and members of the Kanoo family. Above, guests and dignitaries at the event.
Japanese award for late Mubarak Kanoo