2023 Spring Conferment of Japanese Decorations on Foreign Nationals Honoring Ms. Amira Dali (April 29, 2023)

Embassy of Japan
P.O. Box 264, Kathmandu
JEINF No. 15-2023  
April 29, 2023
2023 Spring Conferment of Japanese Decorations on Foreign Nationals Honoring Ms. Amira Dali 
(Kathmandu, April 29): The Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2023 Spring Imperial Decorations naming Ms. Amira Dali as one of the recipients. 
Ms. Amira Dali, former President of Nepal AOTS Alumni Society, was awarded the Order of Japan (The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays) among foreign nationals conferred the 2023 Spring Imperial Decorations by the Government of Japan. 
Ms. Dali was recognized for her contribution to promoting friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and Nepal, especially in the area of economic and business relations, during her tenure as the President of the Nepal AOTS Alumni Society, a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization of ex-trainees for the Japanese training scheme, the Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS).
Additionally, she has a long experience in the area of facilitating the economic cooperation to socio-economic of Nepal by Japan. After completing her master's in Japan, she worked at a Japanese trading company's Nepali office and took charge in designing several ODA projects for Nepal. Moreover, as a founding member and the President of Love Green Nepal, a Nepali NGO, she has been committed to supporting the Nepali people at the grassroots level and facilitated people-to-people exchanges between Japan and Nepal through NGO activities, such as providing scholarships and dispatching young Nepali women to be trained in Japan, as well as accepting student interns from Japanese universities. 
Japanese decorations are conferred upon foreigners twice a year, on April 29 and November 3, concurrently with the conferment of decorations and medals on Japanese nationals. The Order of the Rising Sun is bestowed upon individuals of merit, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the nation or public. 
This award is also conferred upon foreign nationals who have made notable contributions to the promotion of relations between Japan, and other countries for excellence in politics and diplomacy, research and education, medicine and social welfare, economy and industry, and culture and sports. 
Embassy of Japan in Nepal
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