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1 December, 2017 00:00 00 AM
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Ten foreign experts win 2017 Yunnan Friendship Award

Staff reporters

On November 20, the Yunnan provincial government held a ceremony in Kunming for ten foreign experts who were awarded 2017 Friendship Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the development of Yunnan.

The ten winners come from Germany, the United States, Ireland, Australia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Thailand, South Korea and Myanmar. They have made great contributions to the social and economic development of Yunnan in the fields of medicine, education, scientific research and engineering. Local representatives for each award-winning expert delivered speeches at the ceremony, saying that they will continue to help with the social and economic development of Yunnan.

Ovber the past five years, Yunnan has introduced more than 5,500 foreign experts. They are active in areas such as economics, technology, education and health. This group has contributed their wisdom and strength in promoting the province’s leapfrog development.

The Friendship Award, set up in 1997, is the highest award given by the Yunnan provincial government to foreign experts who work in Yunnan and have made outstanding contributions to society. To date, the selection process has been held 16 times and a total of 160 foreigners have won awards. 

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