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UNESCO head receives Uzbek university’s honorary doctor title

09-11-2006 01:01 PM CET | Politics, Law & Society

Press release from: The Embassy of Uzbekistan in Germany

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UNESCO head Koïchiro Matsuura

UNESCO head Koïchiro Matsuura

Director General of UNESCO Koïchiro Matsuura visited the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED) in Tashkent on Friday, where he met the professors and students of the university.

UWED rector Hamidulla Karomatov awarded UNESCO head with the title of the honorary doctor of the university.

This title has been awarded to a number of noted politicians and statesmen, as well as leading scientists.

While in the Uzbek capital, Koïchiro Matsuura visited the Fine Art Gallery, Uzbekistan’s State History Museum and the Tashkent Pottery School.

The government of Uzbekistan and UNESCO also signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Friday.

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