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Royal Hashemite Court (Jordan)
King bestows Istiqlal Medal on chairman of Jordanian-Japanese Friendship Society
Amman, 5 September 2012
His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday bestowed the Istiqlal Medal of the First Order on Mikio Sasaki, chairman of the Jordanian-Japanese Friendship Society and senior corporate adviser of the Mitsubishi Corporation, in recognition of his efforts to support Jordanian-Japanese ties.
King Abdullah met with Sasaki and discussed economic cooperation. The Mitsubishi group has implemented a project to generate electricity from solar energy in Petra. The project will be officially inaugurated on Thursday.