Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star conferred on former ICN President

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The award is in recognition of his contribution to strengthening economic relations between Japan and India

The award is in recognition of his contribution to strengthening economic relations between Japan and India

CHENNAI

The Japanese government has announced the awarding of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star to Narayanan Kumar, Vice Chairman of the Sanmar Group and former Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in recognition of his contribution to strengthening economic relations between Japan and India.

In a press release issued by the Consulate General of Japan in Chennai, Mr. Kumar, as Chairman of ICN in 1997-98, led an economic delegation to Japan, where prominent Indian business leaders met Prime Minister Hashimoto and other Japanese leaders. He also promoted the ease of doing business in India by striving to accelerate infrastructure development, modernize corporate governance and introduce Japanese productivity management.

Since 2015, Mr. Kumar has served as Chairman and then Chairman of the Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In this capacity, he promoted mutual understanding between the two countries by organizing two economic delegations to Japan and a number of events on Japanese economy and culture.

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