Prof. Daniel Jutras
Dr. Florian Kongoli
Montreal, September 8, 2020
Mr. Florian Kongoli
1255 Boulevard Laird, suite 388-1
Mont-Royal, Quebec H3P 2T1
It is with great pleasure that I learn that you have obtained the official title of Honorary Citizen of the City of Rio de Janeiro. I am writing this letter to you today to congratulate you on this exceptional distinction that honors your talent and your inspiring career.
Let us be proud since you are a leading ambassador for the University of Montreal on an international scale. This award adds to your already extensive track record in science and technology. In fact, you have more than 25 years of experience in the development of innovative and sustainable solutions in more than 40 countries.
I congratulate you on your journey and your unique contribution as a leader and graduate. Your success and your commitment are a credit to your alma mater.
On my behalf, and on behalf of the management of the University of Montreal, I congratulate you on this great honor that you have received and reiterate to you all the pride we feel in this regard.
Please accept, Mr. Kongoli, the expression of my distinguished feelings.
Daniel Jutras, O.C., Ad. E.
c.c. Mr. Raymond Lalande, MD, MA, FCMF, Vice-Rector for Alumni Relations and philanthropy
At the Nominations and distinctions - September 2020 Page it is written:
Florian Kongoli (Applied Sciences 1996) was named Honorary Citizen of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to recognize his significant contribution in science and technology within the framework of sustainable development. He is the only Canadian to have received this honor.
(Click here for the original page in French)