Former Rector of Nantes University , Prof. Francois Resche has presented an Honourary Doctorate Causa Certificate to Prof. Bui Van Ga, Deputy Minister of Education and Training, for his outstanding achievements in scientific research and contributions to the development of Vietnam-France education cooperation.

The honour was given on the occasion of the 50 th anniversary of the founding of Nantes University in the west of France .

At the presentation ceremony, Prof. Francois Resche, who is also the Professor Emeritus, spoke highly of the contribution that Prof. Ga, who also works as the rector of Da Nang University , has made to the cooperation between his university and Nantes University .

He praised Ga’s efforts in upgrading Da Nang University to an international standard university, and in encouraging the study and research of French language in Vietnam .

Prof. Francois Resche was granted an honourary doctorate by Hanoi Medical University for his efforts in boosting cooperation between Vietnam ’s and France ’s medical universities.

Also receiving honourary doctorate certificates on this occasion were Yvon Fontaine from Canada and Ibrahima Thioub from Senegal.-VNA