On March 24 the Rector of the Udmurt State University Prof. Galina Merzlyakova met online her Turkmen counterpart Esen Aydogdyev, the Rector of the International University of Humanitarian Sciences and Development. The event was initiated by the Consulate General of Turkmenistan in Kazan city and it bears special significance in 2021 which UN announced the Year of Peace and Trust Worldwide.
The two rectors expressed mutual interest in developing educational and scientific partnership. Meeting continued with two lectures of UdSU scholars on the topics of international relations between Russia and Turkmen Republic. One, read by the associate professor, Head of the International and Public Relations Office Maria Beznosova, was devoted to Russian-Turkmen trade and economic cooperation. Another, delivered by the associate professor Vera Pushkareva, touched the issues of international relations between Caspian bordering countries.
The meeting underlined the importance of good neighborly relations for mutually beneficial cooperation and sustainable development of both Russia and Turkmenistan.