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Mr Shunichi Sugioka, Chairman of Hankyu Department Store, honoured by HM The Queen

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In recognition of his contribution to commercial and cultural relations between the UK and Japan, Tim Hitchens, the British Ambassador to Japan, conducted an investiture ceremony for Mr Shunichi Sugioka at the British Embassy Tokyo on 21 November.