President's Secretariat28-March, 2007 20:14 IST
President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Conferred upon an Award by U.S. World Academy of Arts and Culture and World Congress of Poets – President’s Works Translated into Chinese by a Taiwanese Poet
President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has been conferred upon the Award of Crane Summit Supreme Honor Crown Medallion by Dr. Yu Hsi, Patron of the U.S. World Academy of Arts and Culture & World Congress of Poets and Founder and Chairman of the Crane Summit 21st Century International Forum at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. The award is in recognition of his contribution to literature and poetry.

Dr. Kalam has also been presented a Chinese Royal Calligraphy Scroll and a poetry and music book on “An Inter-centurial Fire Phoenix” and a newly published bilingual poetry book “Wings of Fire, Profile and Poems of Dr. Abdul Kalam, President of India”.

The President’s books have been edited and translated into Chinese by a noted Taiwanese poet and journalist Dr. Maurus Young, Secretary General of World Academy of Arts.

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