Sergey Lavrov Awards Diplomas to First Graduates at MGIMO-Tashkent Branch

Sergey Lavrov Awards Diplomas to First Graduates at MGIMO-Tashkent Branch

16 July 2021

July 15th, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov presented diplomas to the first graduates of the MGIMO branch in Tashkent.

Thirty-seven MA graduates have completed their training in such programmes as International Private, Commercial and Financial Law, and Systemic Analysis for International Business. The programs in Law and Business Informatics were launched taking into account the request of the Uzbek side and their relevance for bilateral relations.

Addressing the MGIMO graduates, Sergey Lavrov noted the uniqueness of the first graduating class.

Another speaker at the diploma awarding ceremony was Abdubajar Abduvakhitov, Advisor to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, who stood at the origins of the MGIMO branch.

Among the attendees of the event were Russian Ambassador to Uzbekistan Oleg Malginov, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Farhod Arziev, First Deputy Minister of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of Uzbekistan Komiljon Karimov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Andrey Rudenko, Director of MGIMO’s Tashkent branch Matyoqub Bakoev, as well as representatives of MGIMO leadership, namely Vice-Rector Artem Malgin, professors Elena Kozlovskaya and Larisa Pritchina.

The Tashkent branch of MGIMO was established in 2018 based on an intergovernmental agreement signed during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Uzbekistan.

The Tashkent branch has more than two hundred BA and MA students with lyceum classes being held under under its auspices.

The MGIMO’s branch in Tashkent continues to accept applications for BA programs in the field of Law and Business Informatics as well as for MA programs in Law, Business Informatics, and Management. Find out more on the MGIMO-Tashkent website.