Pyongyang, May 2 (KCNA) — Pak Jong Yang, curator of the library of Yanbian University in China, was awarded a doctorate in literature, Rim Song Ho, principal of the School of Foreign Languages at the university, a doctorate in philology, and On Yom Ryong, head of the Center for the Study of the Development of Tourist Resources in Northeast Asia, a doctorate in geography.
Enrolled in the correspondence course of the Doctoral Institute of Kim Il Sung University, they deeply studied the Korean language, the medieval literature of Korea and the tourist resources in the area of Mt. Paektu respectively.
A ceremony of awarding doctorates of the DPRK to them was held at the People’s Palace of Culture Monday.
Present at the ceremony were Vice-Premier of the Cabinet Kwak Pom Gi who is chairman of the State Commission for Conferring Degrees and Titles, Kang Chun Gum, secretary general of the commission, and officials concerned.
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