Jan 27, 2018, 7:15 PM
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President senior advisor to receive special emblem for economics

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 27, IRNA – President Rouhani's senior advisor and former Minister of Economy and Finance Ali Tayyebnia is to receive special emblem of Singapore Foundation of Lee Kuan Yew, as economist.

Iran's Ambassador to Singapore Javad Ansari told IRNA on Saturday that the senior advisor is to travel to Singapore on Sunday at the invitation of Lee Kuan Yew Foundation.

He added that this is the first ever time that an Iranian economist has been chosen, as an economic scientist, to receive such award.

During his 5-day visit to Singapore, Tayyebnia is to attend prize award ceremony and also is to meet a number of Singaporean senior officials, Ansari added.

He is also to participate in a roundtable meeting for Rajaratnam International Studies Institute as well as gathering of trade directors in Singapore Trade Federation.


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