President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev congratulates MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov on his 70th birthday

26 August 2020

On August 26, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev sent his congratulations to MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov on his 70th anniversary.

The letter read that Anatoly Torkunov has successfully headed MGIMO for a long time, noting that thanks to his efforts, MGIMO is rightly considered one of the most highly-regarded and prestigious universities in the world.

As an accomplished academician, professor and organizer, MGIMO Rector has contributed immensely to the training of highly-qualified government and public officials, diplomats, journalists and lawyers who successfully represent their countries in the global arena.

President Ilham Aliyev wished MGIMO Rector many happy returns and many more years full of new achievements.