Leiden (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Vice President Boediono has received the medal of William, Price of Orange, from Leiden University for his great contribution to Indonesias economic development and democracy.

Leiden University Rector Professor Carel Stolker awarded the medal after Boediono gave a lecture on sustaining Indonesias economic and political transformation here Wednesday.

Stolker told the universitys students and academic staff that Boediono did not only have a great contribution to the development of Indonesias economy and democracy, but also to the countrys cooperation with the Netherlands.

In his presentation taking place at the universitys academy building, Boediono described about Indonesias promising economic progress.

During his visit to the university, he also viewed several collections in the universitys library and the Hortus Botanicus.

Boediono was in the Netherlands from March 24 to 27 to attend the Nuclear Security Summit and have a meeting with Dutch Queen Maxima. (*)

Editor: Heru Purwanto
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