JNU prof to be honoured for promoting India-Japan ties

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013 - 17:17

New Delhi: Lalima Varma, Professor of Japanese Studies at Jawharlal Nehru University here will be conferred Japan Foreign Minister`s commendation tomorrow for promoting mutual understanding between the two countries.

Japan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida will felicitate Varma at a function at the Japanese Embassy here, a statement from the Embassy said.

Varma has studied and researched for more than 30 years on India-Japan relations, Japanese diplomacy, history, social affairs and problems, it said.

The Foreign Minister`s Commendations are awarded to individuals and groups for outstanding achievements in international fields to acknowledge their contributions in promoting friendship between Japan and other countries.

PTI



First Published: Monday, September 30, 2013 - 17:17

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