Honorary Doctorate awarded to the former President of the Albanian Republic, Professor Rexhep Meidani from the University of New York Tirana, part of the New York College Educational Group
The University of New York Tirana, part of the New York College Educational Group, awarded the title of “Honorary Doctorate” to Professor Rexhep Meidani, former President of the Albanian Republic, in a ceremony that took place on the University grounds.
Prominent political and academic figures attended the ceremony, including former President of the Albanian Republic, Mr. Alfred Moisiu, the former President of the Albanian Parliament, Mr. Skender Ginousi, as well as friends and colleagues of Professor Meidani.
Professor Meidani has a degree in Physics from the University of Tirana and the University of Caen in France, and a double doctorate from the University of Paris XI and the University of Tirana. Professor Meidani has partaken in the writing of a series of books and science articles both within and without Albania. He is a member of the Academy of Science of the Republic of Albania and is considered to be among the country’s top scientists.
UNYT Rector, Dr. Fatos Tarifa, introduced Professor Meidani, while NYC Educational Group President, Mr. Elias Foutsis,bestowed the award due to an unexpected emergency that resulted in the Minister of Education’s inability to attend the ceremony.