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PM gets prestigious US university award
November 11, 2005 00:55 IST
A leading United States university on Thursday presented Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with one of its rare honours in recognition of the collaboration between its faculty and the Indian people.
Tufts University Vice-President Mary R Jeka told PTI Dr Singh was awarded the University President Medal at his residence in New Delhi. Tufts University President Lawrence S Bacow presented the award to Dr Singh during an evening appointment with him, she said.
The university, one of America's leading liberal arts institutions, also named UN Under-Secretary (Communications and Public Information) Shashi Tharoor for the same award.