ISLAMABAD: Austria has conferred its highest civilian award on Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr Attaur Rehman.According to the HEC magazine – News and Views -, Dr Atta-ur-Rehman was conferred ‘Grand decoration of Honour in God with Sash’ in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education in Pakistan at a ceremony in Vienna. Dr Atta is the only scientist in the Muslim world who won the UNESCO Science Prize in the 35-year history of the prize. He has got a number of other awards for his contribution to organic chemistry.
The Post, 27/7/2008
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