19 March 2018

MGIMO Rector Welcomes Deputy Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan

March 19th, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov had a meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, also Rector of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy Abdujabar Abduvahitov and the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Russia Bakhrom Ashrafkhanov.

The goal of the meeting was to discuss opportunities to expand cooperation between MGIMO and UWED. The first steps in this direction were taken last year during talks with the leadership of Uzbekistan in Tashkent and Moscow.

The parties agreed to pursue their plans to create joint educational programs and to open a branch of MGIMO University in Tashkent.

Also participating in the meeting were MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for General Affairs, Artem Malgin, the Dean of the International Law School Gennady Tolstopyatenko, the Director of the School of Business and International Proficiency Angelika Mirzoeva, the Head of the Rector’s Office Khilola Ulugova and representatives of the embassy of Uzbekistan.

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