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IIUI confers honorary degree on King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz

02 February, 2014

ISLAMABAD: King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia was conferred upon an honorary degree of doctor of philosophy in politics and international relations (honoris causa) by the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) on the occasion of the 9th convocation of the university.

International Islamic University Islamabad Chancellor and President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, on the recommendations of the Board of Governors, IIUI Rector Dr Masoom Yasinzai and IIUI President Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, approved the conferment of degree on King Abdullah.

The university's highest award was conferred on King Abdullah by the IIUI chancellor, which was received by IIUI Pro-Chancellor Dr Sulaiman Ibn Abdullah Aba Al-Khail on behalf of King Abdullah.

King Abdullah, who is the custodian of the two holy mosques in Saudi Arabia, was awarded the degree in recognition of his contributions for the welfare of people of the Muslim world.

He is a well-known personality, for his great interest in education cultural aspects and commendable contribution to the education sector, the humanity at large and international peace, harmony and tranquillity.

The IIUI has also conferred degrees on world famous leaders in its various convocations, who include former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela, former Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad, Dato Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi, Prince Hassan Bin Talal of Jordan and Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

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