31 May 2018

Leyla Aliyeva Meets with MGIMO Alumni in Astrakhan

May 31st, the Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Chairperson of the MGIMO Alumni Association in Azerbaijan, and founder of the International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) organization, Leyla Aliyeva, arrived on an official visit to Astrakhan.

During her stay, Leyla Aliyeva met with members of regional representations of the Azerbaijan Youth Association of Russia and gave a talk about the long-running friendly relations between her country and Russia. She also emphasized the importance of cooperation in education, noting that there are plans to shortly open a branch of MGIMO in Baku. MGIMO students participated in a meeting of the Azerbaijani business club.

In the framework of her visit, Leyla Aliyeva attended, together with the Head of MGIMO’s International Complex Problems of Natural Resources Use and Ecology Department Ruslan Aliyev, some events dedicated to enhancing the awareness of ecological problems amongst children.

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