Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey shall be conferred with the Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) on May 1, 2017 by Jamia Millia Islamia.
The degree will be awarded by the Chancellor, JMI, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) MA Zaki in a Special Convocation to be held at 2:30 pm at the university’s Dr MA Ansari Auditorium.
Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, Jamia, will read the citation for Erdoğan.
Turkish Ambassador to India, Sakir Özkan Torunlar, Ambassadors and Heads of Mission of other countries in New Delhi, along with senior officials of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), shall be attending the convocation.
Prof Shahid Ashraf, Pro-Vice Chancellor, AP Siddiqui (IPS), Registrar, along with Deans, Heads and Directors, faculty members and research scholars will be participating in the special convocation.
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