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Philippine Embassy Honors Order of the Rising Sun Recipients


Philippine Embassy in Japan Charge d’Affaires (CDA) Robespierre L. Bolivar hosted a reception on 10 November 2022 to honor three former Cabinet Secretaries, who were conferred the Order of the Rising Sun by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan earlier that day.

The officials in the photo are (seated, left to right) Philippine Embassy CDA Robespierre L. Bolivar, Former Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III, Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. del Rosario, Former Secretary of Transportation Arthur P. Tugade, and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda,
(standing, left to right) Japanese Ambassador-designate to Cambodia Atsushi Ueno, former Japanese Ambassadors to the Philippines Kazuhide Ishikawa, Toshinao Urabe, and Koji Haneda, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Takehiro Kano.

Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs del Rosario and former Finance Secretary Dominguez were both conferred the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun while former Transportation Secretary Tugade was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun Gold and Silver Stars.