Japan confers a decoration on Mr. Fadi Aoun, President of ISKF - Lebanon

The Embassy of Japan in Lebanon is pleased to announce that on April 29, 2022 the Government of Japan has decided to confer a decoration on Mr. Fadi Aoun, President of the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) in Lebanon.

Mr. Aoun is to be awarded “The Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays” in appreciation of his outstanding contribution to deepening friendship between Japan and Lebanon through Karate. Specifically, he has also demonstrated his strong leadership in implementing the martial arts spirit especially karate as cultural Japanese facet as well as training Karate players across Lebanon and leading various relevant Karate events for more than 20 years.

We are profoundly grateful for his longstanding commitment to improving the Japanese Lebanese friendship.