BERLIN | German Chancellor Angela Merkel receiving Fulbright prize

BERLIN | German Chancellor Angela Merkel receiving Fulbright prize

BERLIN —Jan 28, 2019— German Chancellor Angela Merkel is receiving the prestigious Fulbright Prize for International Understanding in a ceremony being held for the first time outside the United States.

The Washington-based Fulbright Association is presenting Merkel with the award on Monday in Berlin, citing her “remarkable, compassionate leadership and her strong commitment to mutual understanding, international cooperation and peace.”

Previous recipients include Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter, and Bill and Melinda Gates.

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