Indonesian Philanthropist Tahir Receives Honorary Doctorate in Cambodia

The University of Cambodia bestowed an honorary doctorate on Indonesian tycoon and philanthropist Tahir on Friday for his contributions to the economy and education in Southeast Asia.

Kao Kim Hourn, president of the University of Cambodia, said Tahir is a well-known philanthropist through his various charity programs with regional and global outreach.

“Dato Sri Tahir also plays an important role in strengthening relations between Cambodia and Indonesia. Therefore, it is an honor for the University of Cambodia to award him this honorary doctoral degree,” he said during the award ceremony in Phnom Penh, referring to Tahir by his traditional title.

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