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Thai Princess Receives HIT Honorary Professorship
    2008-04-08 22:12:19     Xinhua

Princess Sirindhorn inscribed "Rejuvenating the Country through Science" for Harbin Institute of Technology at the Harbin Institute of Technology on Sunday, April 6, 2008. [Photo: news. hit. edu. cn.]

Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was given Sunday a title of honorary professor during her visit to Harbin, capital of China's northernmost Heilongjiang Province.

When visiting the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), she received an appointment letter for honorary professor and a gold university badge.

Sirindhorn said, she cherishes this great honor and is willing to continue to contribute to China-Thailand friendship and mutual understanding, as well as bilateral exchanges and cooperation in science, technology, culture and education.

Invited by the Chinese government, Sirindhorn is paying an eight-day visit to China from April 2 to 9. This is the 25th visit by the princess.

Princess Sirindhorn flew to Harbin Sunday afternoon from Northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian to continue her China trip.

While in Dalian, Sirindhorn visited Dalian Modern Museum, Xinghai Square and Dalian Bonded Area on Saturday, and went to Dalian Xinhua Bookstore and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. on Sunday morning.

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