NLA Director General honored with Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun

April 29, 2020

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. Golden rays with a 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.