Thu, 13 Oct 1994

Haryono wins professorship

SURABAYA: Haryono Suyono, the State Minister of Population and Chairman of the National Family Planning Board, was given an honorary professorship of public health by Airlangga University yesterday.

Haryono, with a doctorate in sociology, was conferred the award after presenting an oration on family planning management.

His wife Astuty Hasinah and his children were present at the ceremony, led by rector Bambang Rahino Setoksumo, the Antara news agency reported.

Coordinating Minister for People's Welfare Azwar Anas and State Minister of Women's Affairs Mien Sugandhi were there to congratulate Haryono as were East Java governor Basofi Soedirman and chairman of the Indonesian Medical Association Kartono Mohammad. (emb)