LAHORE: The Punjab University conferred an honorary doctorate upon Turkish scholar, writer and opinion leader Muhammad Fethullah Gulen in a ceremony at the Undergraduate Study Centre on Thursday. Addressing the ceremony, PU Vice Chancellor Prof Mujahid Kamran said that the last honorary degree awarded by the PU was to the Turkish president in 1986. He said that the Pakistani nation felt a kinship with the Turkish, who were leaders of the Muslim world intellectually and politically. He said that Gulen had made a deep and significant contribution to education.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 18th, 2012.
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