CROWN PRINCE DAVIT OF GEORGIA PRESIDES OVER INVESTITURE CEREMONY IN TOKYO TO REWARD WORK IN FAVOUR OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN WORLDWIDE
15th November, 2016
During a visit to the Empire of Japan characterized by meetings with politicians to discuss matters of political, cultural, social and national interest to both Japan and Georgia, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Davit Bagrationi Mukhrani of Georgia, presided over an investiture of new Knights and Dames who were received in the ranks of the Order of the Eagle of Georgia and the Seamless Tunic of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
The investiture ceremony was well attended by many guests from Japan’s political, cultural, community and diplomatic circles.
Mrs Asuka Kondo, Chief Executive Officer of Mamateresa Holdings, was appointed a Dame Grand Cross, followed by Mr Terence Kunimune, co-founder of Michael Jakson’s Children Foundation, who was created a Knight Grand Cross. Mrs Kondo’s and Mr Kunimune’s outstanding contribution and support to charity and global aid were recognized by His Royal Highness during the first ever investiture ceremony held in the Empire of Japan.
Professor The Baron Okabe PhD assisted His Royal Highness.
At the end of the ceremony, Crown Prince Davit discussed areas of mutual interest and how future cooperation may be established and maintained between Japan and Georgia, in relation tokyo the activities spearheaded by Mrs Kondo and Mr Kunimune.
In the evening, His Royal Highness attended a gala dinner held in his honour, where he received a delegation from the Georgian Embassy in Tokyo. The gala dinner organized by Mr Kashio Suzuki from the World Children Consortium. The World Children Consortium’s work has been formally recognized and applauded by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan.
Mr Suzuki and Mrs Kondo were awarded with the Medal of Merit of the Royal House of Georgia for their remarkable contribution to raising the standard of living of children across the globe.