Celebration of the Conferment of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, on Dr. George S.K. Ty, Metrobank Group Chairman and Founder

On February 28, Japanese Ambassador Koji Haneda hosted a reception at his residence to celebrate the conferment of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, on Dr. George S.K. Ty, Metrobank Group Chairman and Founder.

This special occasion was in recognition of Dr. Ty’s invaluable contribution to strengthening the economic relations between Japan and the Philippines.

In his congratulatory remarks, Ambassador Haneda lauded Dr. Ty’s strong commitment to facilitating the entry of more Japanese investments into the Philippine market and initiating landmark joint ventures with many Japanese companies in various sectors.

Dr. Ty was conferred decorations by the Government of Japan last November 7 at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.