Gabonese president receives honorary doctorate from Wuhan University

Source:Xinhua 2018-09-11

 

CHINA-HUBEI-WUHAN-GABON-PRESIDENT-UNIVERSITY-HONORARY DOCTORATE (CN)

 

Dou Xiankang, president of Wuhan University, confers on Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba (R, front) an honorary doctorate in law at the university in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Sept. 6, 2018. Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba has been conferred an honorary doctorate in law by the elite Wuhan University during his visit to central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

WUHAN, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba has been conferred an honorary doctorate in law by the elite Wuhan University during his visit to central China's Hubei Province.

A ceremony was held Thursday morning at the university in the city of Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province, where Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba was granted the honorary degree.

Before it, the Gabonese president and his entourage arrived in Yichang, the nearest city to the well-known Three Gorges Project on the might Yangtze River Wednesday.

Wuhan University started to recruit Gabonese students in 1987. As of 2018, the university has recruited 100 students from Gabon who have finished or been studying disciplines including Chinese language, medicine, law and economics.

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