Ambassador of Thailand at MGIMO

24 May 2021

May 24th, the Ambassador of Thailand to Russia Sasiwat Wongsinsawat came to MGIMO and met with the University’s Rector A.Torkunov.

During what was the Ambassador’s first visit to MGIMO, the Rector related to the guest the history of the University, described the educational programs being implemented and the work of the ASEAN Center. Anatoly Torkunov also spoke about how the Thai language has been taught at MGIMO since the mid-1950s and about the different generations of students from Thailand having graduated from the University. Indeed, over the past two decades, citizens of Thailand have been enrolled in the University’s undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs.

The sides also discussed the different paths for expanding cooperation in the educational and cultural spheres.