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2013-12-15 00:00:05

Malaysian Star Online: "Lithuanian Uni Confers Honorary Degree to Malaysian"


Dec. 15th, the online Malaysian news portal, "The Star Online" published an article, "Lithuanian Uni Confers Honorary Degree to Malaysian" about conferment of an honorary degree on Albukhary Internatio­nal University Vice-chancellor Prof. Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak.

The article includes an interview with Mykolas Romeris University Rector Prof. Alvydas Pumputis.

 “This conferment cannot come at a better time when Malaysia and Lithuania are strengthening their bilateral relationship as announced by the Foreign Minister last month, the article states.

According to the article, the recognition will help to further create a better understanding between the two countries through education.

It was reported last month that Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said Malaysia was keen to strengthen bilateral ties with Lithuania.

Prof Dzulkifli, the current 14th president of the International Association of Universities and former Universiti Sains Malaysia Vice-chancellor, said he was privileged to receive the honorary doctorate.

The full article is here