Beijing (FN), April 25 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has been conferred a title of "Honorary Professor of International Relations" from Beijing University on 25 April 2019.

The handing-over ceremony was attended by Chinese dignitaries, Vice-Minister of Education of China, Director of Beijing University and many international and national guests.

Yen Yat, a Cambodian student pursuing a postdoctoral degree at Beijing University, said that the new title that the Premier received highlights his great contributions to national reconciliation, peace and development with robust economic growth.

It is worth noting that on 19 March 2019, Krirk University in Thailand also conferred an honorary doctorate on political relations to Prime Minister Hun Sen.