President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, represented by Caretaker Culture Minister, Dr. Ghattas Khoury, awarded Doctor Nuhad Dagher, the golden medal of Knowledge, First Class, as a token of appreciation for his contributions to the agricultural sphere in Lebanon.
Dr Dagher was awarded the citation during a ceremony held on Wednesday at the Grand Serail, in the presence of the Secretary Gneral of the National Council of Scientific Research, Moeen Hamzeh, and concerned dignitaries.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister Khoury hailed the accomplishments of the honored Dr in terms of his abundant scientific researches and projects for the advancement of the field of agriculture in Lebanon.
Doctor Dagher, for his part, thanked President Aoun for bestowing upon him such a high ranking citation, saying "today's citation is granted to knowledge in Lebanon and all Lebanese scientists who work under very difficult conditions."
Source: National News Agency