Foreign Minister's Commendation for FY2020

On December 1st, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the Foreign Minister Commendation for the year of 2020. This year, 272 individuals and 65 groups have been selected, including the following individual and who resides in the New England area.

   •Ms. Morita Kiyoko Caine (President of the Hokkaido Massachusetts Association) for promoting Japanese language education in the United States of America
 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recognized the individual for her significant and honorable efforts of cultural exchange, and the promotion of friendship between Japan and the United States of America, and has decided to award the Commendation to the recipient as acknowledgement of their contributions to both Japan and the United States of America. The Commendations also aim to promote the understanding and support of the Japanese public for the activities of the recipients.
 The announcement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan can be viewed here
 The recipient list for the Foreign Minister`s Commendations for individuals can be viewed here