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Kalam to deliver lectures at Peking University in China

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam will deliver a series of lectures on sustainable development and leadership qualities to the students of China’s prestigious Peking University where he will be conferred with honorary professorship tomorrow.

Kalam, who arrived here today, will deliver three lectures on ‘sustainable development system and creative leadership’, his Secretary Harry Sheridon told PTI.

He will also deliver lectures to the students on sustainable model for rural development and harnessing space and solar power. He would return on November 7.

India’s Missile Man was formally invited to teach at the University by its Chairman Zhu Shanlu when he visited China for the first time in 2012.

During his last visit here on the invitation of Chinese government, Kalam had visited China Academy of Space Technology (CAST), the country’s premier institution in-charge of space and satellite programme.


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