UR’s Cotton awarded by Queen Elizabeth II

By IGIHE
On 2 October 2017 at 07:43

The United Kingdom High Commissioner in Rwanda, William Gelling, has handed Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal to the University of Rwanda Vice-chancellor, Professor Phillip Cotton awarded by Queen Elizabeth II in appreciation of his service in Rwanda’s education development.

The British High Commission in Rwanda through the twitter account, congratulated Cotton for the medal.

"Congratulations to Professor Phillip Cotton of University of Rwanda on receiving his OBE from William Gelling for service to education in Rwanda" twit reads.

The medal is an appreciation offered by Queen Elizabeth II to honour every individual who plays important role in the development of the country he serves, through different sectors like economy, humanitarian activities or in government positions.

OBE is among five medals of honour awarded by Queen Elizabeth II.


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