On March 29 the representatives of the Consulate General of the Uzbek Republic in Kazan visited our university with the purpose of discussing the prospects of cooperation between UdSU and Uzbek universities. Our university has recently signed bilateral agreements with two Uzbek universities: Tashkent State Pedagogical University and Urgench State University. The following issues are today’s hot topics: strengthening partnership relations, holding joint scientific conferences, implementation of joint educational programmes, teaching staff academic exchanges.
Uzbek delegation included F.B. Nasriev - Consul General of Uzbek Republic in Kazan, A.H. Razakov - the First Secretary of the Consulate general, N.Z. Barbaev – the head of the Administrative Department of the Consulate General. On the Russian part the meeting was attended by I.Y. Bogdanova – Deputy Head of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nizhniy Novgorod, G.R. Mannanova – Head of the Izhevsk Branch of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nizhniy Novgorod, D.A. Ryabov – Counselor to the Head of the Udmurt Republic for International Relations, etc. Udsu was represented by M.M. Kibardin - the Vice-Rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, and M.I. Beznosova – the Head of the International and Public Relations Office.
In her welcome address the UdSU rector Prof. Galina V. Merzlyakova focused on the strengths of our university as a leading educational and scientific centre of the region. She underlined the long-established international reputation of the university and its openness for the dialogue with Uzbek universities.
For further development of our relations a business mission of the Udmurt Republic is planned at the beginning of April. UdSU representatives Mikhail Kibardin and Maria Beznosova will be on this mission as well. They will be meeting their Uzbek colleagues, reading lectures and giving career-guiding classes to high school students.
In his speech Consul General F.B. Nasriev congratulated UdSU with its 90th anniversary and expressed his appreciation of the fact that about 200 Uzbek students are currently doing degree programmes at our university. He thanked for the opportunity to meet his fellow young people and for the support they were provided with during the pandemic.
The reception was followed by the meeting of the Consul General with UdSU international students from Uzbekistan and students from the Institute of history and Sociology majoring in international relations.