Hanoi (VNA) – Professor Phan Huy Le has been honoured by the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Letres (AIBL)(Academy of Inscriptions and Bells-Letres) for his contribution to historicaland cultural conservation of Vietnam.
The honouringceremony was held at the French Embassy in Hanoi on March 20.
Prof. Phan Huy Le, born 1934, is President of the VietnamAssociation of Historical Science. He was elected as a foreign correspondent memberof the academy in 2011.
The Academy of Inscriptions and Bells-Letres is a Frenchlearned society devoted to the humanities, archaeology, history and philologyfrom the Ancient Times and Medieval to the Modern Times in a wide historicalspace stretching from Western Europe to the Far East.