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Doctorate of Geography Awarded to Researcher of Jilin University of China

Pyongyang, April 15 (KCNA) — A ceremony of awarding a doctorate of geography of the DPRK to a researcher of the Northeast Asian Institute of Jilin University of China took place at the People’s Palace of Culture Friday.

After a decision of the State Commission for Conferring Degrees and Titles of the DPRK was read out, a diploma of a doctor of geography and a medal were awarded to Xi Wenji, researcher of the Northeast Asian Institute of Jilin University of China, who comprehensively systematized the achievements made in the large-scale irrigation projects in the western area of Korea and widely propagandized overseas the advantages and vitality of the irrigation system.

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 of the DPRK, Secretary General of the commission Kang Chun Gum and others.

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