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President Uribe received a recognition from the University of Pennsylvania


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May 26, 2009

President Uribe received a recognition from the University of Pennsylvania

President Uribe received a recognition from the University of Pennsylvania

President of Colombia, lvaro Uribe Vlez received on May 21st the Dean’s Medal given by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, one of the most prestigious business schools of the world. The President received the award from Thomas Robertson, Dean of the Finances Faculty of the business school at the Ministry of Foreign Relations Office.
Robertson praised the personal qualities of President Uribe and his work for the benefit of all Colombians. Under his ethical and strong leadership, Colombia has not only stabilized, but also has flourished, and its achievements show progress in security and also the strengthening of democracy and institutions as well as an economic expansion, the Dean said.

He also highlighted the increase of foreign investment and investors trust, and the commitment with social cohesion and social responsibility, which allows access to education and attention to the country’s priorities. When he was receiving the award in the name of all Colombians, President Uribe said that the Wharton School has been a leadership trainer and a sleepless worker for private investment and supporter of an integration of the world’s economy.

It has been a great school for management, for leadership, and for what holds one and other, the law, commitment with others, and all that is around fundamental ethical concepts, the President remarked.