Dalai Lama to be honoured

Last Updated: Monday, November 22, 2010 - 23:26

Dharamsala: Jamia Millia Islamia University will honour Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama with an honorary doctorate degree at its annual convocation in Delhi on Monday.

It will confer the Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) on His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, the spiritual leader`s office here said quoting a communication from the university.

Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal will be the chief guest of the annual convocation to be presided over by the University`s Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung.
A total of 3,529 degrees and diplomas apart from 147 gold medals and 127 PhD degrees will be awarded as part of the University`s annual convocation, it said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 22, 2010 - 23:26

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