Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Tokyo /Newsroom /
12.01.2009  

Prof. Andrej Bekeš, Ph.D., conferred a high-ranking Japanese order

Prof. Andrej Bekeš, Ph.D., chairman of the Asian and African Studies at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, has been conferred a high-ranking Japanese order, The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, for his tribute to  promoting Japanese studies and cultural exchange, thus becoming the first Slovene to be conferred this order by the Japanese government.

On this occasion we express our sincere congratulations to Prof. Bekeš.