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Prof Mannan receives Int’l Icon Award

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  • 31 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Prof Mannan receives Int’l Icon Award
Chairman of National Movement for Social Justice and former Speaker of Sri Lankan parliament Susil Deshbandu Karu Jayasuriya presents ‘International Icon Award’ to former Chairman of University Grants Commission Professor Abdul Mannan at IES annual conference in Colombo of Sri Lanka on Thursday. —SUN PHOTO

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Former University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan was honoured with ‘International Icon Award’ and a Gold Medal by the Institute of Economic Studies (IES), New Delhi on Thursday for his contribution to the field of education.

IES is comprised of former Indian parliamentarians, academicians, human rights activists, senior members of Indian Civil Society and former members of the judiciary.

This year IES organised its annual conference in Colombo.

Prof Mannan attended the event in person and received the award from Susil Deshbandu Karu Jayasuriya, Chairman of National Movement for Social Justice and former Speaker of Sri Lankan parliament.