President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic congratulates MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov on his 70th birthday

26 August 2020

On August 26, the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic wished MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov a happy 70th birthday and good health. He hopes that owing to the Rector’s wisdom and determination, he will continue to ensure MGIMO’s standing as one of the most highly-regarded universities in Russia.

Aleksandar Vucic greatly appreciates his meetings with the Rector and the opportunities they give for the open exchange of opinions and ideas regarding different points of common interest. He expressed his hope that their meaningful relationship will continue to develop in the upcoming years.

In his birthday wishes, President Vucic told Anatoly Torkunov that he hopes the Rector is always surrounded by true friends, and he hopes that the Rector’s dedicated work will always be respected by generations to come. The President of Serbia emphasized his great respect for the Rector.