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President Yudhoyono attends Harvard professor`s lecture

15th September 2010 | 1.238 Views
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono attended a presidential lecture given by a Harvard professor on measures to tackle poverty and improve people`s welfare at the State Palace here Wednesday.

The lecture, themed "Creating Jobs, Reducing Poverty and Improving the Welfare of the People: Acting in Time on Hard Problems," was delivered by Prof David T. Ellwood, dean of John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Kennedy School in the US.

Vice-President Boediono was also present at the lecture as did many ministers and high-ranking officials, academics as well as mass media top figures.

President Yudhoyono received Prof. Ellwood at his office at State Palace prior to the lecture.