Erdogan's India Visit: JMI To Confer Doctor Of Letters Degree To Turkish President
Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will confer Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey with the Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) on Monday, May 1, 2017. The degree will be awarded by the Chancellor, JMI, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) M. A. Zaki in a Special Convocation to be held at 2:30 pm at the university's Dr. M. A. Ansari Auditorium.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a two-day visit to India beginning 30 April during which the two countries will explore ways to strengthen anti-terror cooperation and deepen trade and investment ties.
Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, JMI will read the citation for Mr. Erdogan.
Turkish Ambassador to India, Mr. Sakir Ozkan Torunlar, Ambassadors and Heads of Mission of other countries in New Delhi along with senior officials of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) will be attending the convocation.
Prof. Shahid Ashraf, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mr. A.P. Siddiqui (IPS), Registrar along with Deans, Heads and Directors, faculty members and research scholars will be participating in the special convocation.
(With inputs from PTI)
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