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NU Professor to be honored with Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun

2020, April 29

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Today, the Japanese government announced that Chairman of the Board of the Corporate Fund “University Medical Center” and General Director of  National Laboratory Astana, Nazarbayev University Professor Zhaxybay Zhumadilov will be awarded the highest state award of Japan - Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon - for his outstanding achievements as a scientist and contribution in the field of radiation exposure research and strengthening the health of affected people.

It should be noted that the Emperor of Japan traditionally honors prominent statesmen, public figures and scientists with this award. Among those awarded the orders of the Emperor of Japan are President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Poet Olzhas Suleimenov, Professor Tolebay Rakhypbekov and others. 

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