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NYAS President's Council Member Receives Millennium Excellence Award

Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria, Egypt, was recognized for his scientific research in Africa.

Published January 19, 2011

Ismail Serageldin, a member of the Academy’s President’s Council and Director of the Library of Alexandria, Egypt, received the Millennium Excellence Award for Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize 2010 for his scientific research in Africa.

The prize was awarded in a ceremony on December 4 at the State House, Accra, Ghana, by Ghana’s Excellence Awards Foundation. The private institution presents the Millennium Excellence Award every five years to honor outstanding achievement by individuals who have selflessly served the continent of Africa and contributed to its socio-economic development.