Japan recognizes academics, government official for contribution to relations

The Japanese Embassy has recognized three people as “outstanding persons” for promoting mutual understanding through university exchange programs between Cambodia and Japan.

Oum Ravy, vice rector of the Royal University of Phnom Penh; Ek Buntha, deputy director of intangible cultural heritage at the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts; and Takakazu Yamada, visiting professor at the Royal University of Fine Arts, were awarded the recognition at a ceremony in Phnom Penh on Wednesday.

Japanese Ambassador Masahiro Mikami said Ravy had helped Japanese students study Khmer Literature in Cambodia, and was also director of the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center.

In full: https://cambojanews.com/japan-recognizes-academics-government-official-for-contribution-to-relations/

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