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Zayed International Prize for the Environment

Zayed International Prize for the Environment
The President of the United Arab Emirates has a personal dedication to environmental issues and invests heavily in environmental concerns. In honour of his work, an environmental prize has been established in his name: the Zayed International Prize for the Environment (UNEP HQ was involved in its establishment). The prize, worth 1 million US dollars, is awarded once every two years.

Fiscal Year End

Fiscal Year End

The AIT fiscal year ends on the last day of June. All bills and internal charges, etc.to be recorded in the current fiscal year MUST reach the Finance Department not later than Friday, June 16, 2000. Any documents arriving after the deadline will be recorded in the next fiscal year.

Visiting AIT

Visiting AIT
Ms. Kyoko Nakano, Coordinator for the Asian Youth Fellowship Program, will be visiting AIT on Thursday, 1 June at 3-4 p.m.. She is scheduled to meet with interested students to give a brief talk on the Asian Youth Fellowship Program and to answer specific questions.

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR ANIL KUMAR MEHROTRA

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. ANIL KUMAR MEHROTRA
AIT alumnus Dr. Anil Kumar Mehrotra (EE '75) was honored by the Association
of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)
in Canada with its 'Excellence in Education' award. Dr. Mehrotra
is with the faculty of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of
Calgary.

VISITING AIT

VISITING AIT

Prof. Jean-Louis Armand, AIT President, is photographed with AIT alumnus
Dr. Ricardo P. Pama (SEC '64), President of Baguio Colleges Foundation
and former AIT Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Pama and a group
of BCF faculty members visited the campus last week (16 May) and toured
its academic facilities.

MEETING THE PRESIDENT

MEETING THE PRESIDENT
Officials from Hue University, Vietnam, led by Prof. Dr. Nguyen
Vien Tho, President, visited the Institute on May 3. He was
accompanied by Prof. Dr. Vo Duy Dan, Vice President; Prof. Dr.
Le Van Thuyet, Head of the Department of Scientific Exchange and Foreign
Affairs; Dr. Nguyen Hoang, Head of the Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Education; and Dr. Nguyen Van Sanh, Professor of Mathematics,
Khon Kaen University, Thailand.