Hon. Dr. Lion Tebebe Yemaneberhan conferred with “PUSHKIN AWARD”
Hon. Dr. Tebebe Yemaneberhan, World Laureate, LCIF Steering Committee Member, representing Africa, was conferred the PUSKIN MEDAL by H.E. Mr. Vladimir V. Putin, President, Russian Federation at the Kremlin, in Moscow.
This state award has been conferred upon Dr. Tebebe in recognition of his contribution to popularizing the Russian language and culture, humanitarian activities, people’s diplomacy and furtherance of medical science in Ethiopia, particularly in the field of neglected tropical diseases in the World.
To date, the Puskin Award has only been bestowed upon 7 individuals, and Dr. Lion Tebebe Yemaneberhan is the only African national among them.
An exemplary human being and dedicated Lion, Dr. Lion Tebebe Yemaneberhan, is an excellent example of Lionism to the world.