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Mr. Jayantilal M. Karia, former Deputy Controller, OPPBA of the UN Secretariat, decorated by Japan

3, Novermber 2011

On 3 November, the Japanese Government announced that Mr. Jayantilal M. Karia, former Deputy Comptroller, Office of Programme Planning, Budgetary and Accounts of the UN Secretariat, was decorated with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to strengthening the relationship between Japan and the administrative and budgetary bodies of the United Nations.
During his 20 years of service in the administrative and budgetary departments of the United Nations, Mr. Karia recognized the importance of the relationship with Japan, the second largest financial contributor to the United Nations and he was a keen proponent of the human resource development in the United Nations and has worked to foster staff, including Japanese staff. In addition, as a deputy controller he supported the controller who was seconded by the Japanese government.