Pandor gets honorary doctorate from university in Portugal

The Science and Technology Minister was honoured for the role she’s played in the promotion of science in Africa and globally.

FILE: Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor. Picture: GCIS.

JOHANNESBURG - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has received an honorary doctorate from NOVA University in Portugal.

The minister has been honoured for the role she’s played in the promotion of science in Africa and globally.

Pandor says she’s grateful for the recognition.

Her spokesperson Lunga Ngqengelele says, “In her acceptance speech the minister expressed her humble and sincere gratitude to the university for choosing her for this honour. She said there were no words to describe her feelings, pride and excitement in being honoured this way.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)