On the 26th of November “Dialog of Russia and Arab East in the context of current geopolitical situation” International round table was held for the first time in Southern Urals region.
The meeting was joined by leading scientists, as well as invited guests: Egypt Embassy Cultural Adviser, Doctor Atef Mokhammed, Benha University (Egypt) structural geology leading specialist, Professor Zakariia Khamimi, and the main specialist of external communication service of “Russia Al-Yaum” (RT) TV-channel Anna Belikova.
A wide scope of questions was discussed at the round table: starting from the history of cooperation between Russia and Middle East and to the problems that appear when dealing with students from Arab countries. Historically our country built up mutually beneficial partner relationship with the countries of Middle East region. The experts of round table emphasized the importance of continuation of this work in current conditions of globalization.
“We see perspectives of further cooperation, Professor Zakariia Khamimi mentioned. On the basis of SUSU Egyptian students can conduct qualitative research because your University has high reputation abroad”.
Subsequent to the results of the round table the ways of interaction of SUSU with the universities of Egypt were determined. Having got acquainted with the University, Cultural Attache Atef Mokhammed was impressed by its potential and expressed an intention to send students to the University to study at Master’s Degree and PhD programs.
In acknowledgment of high level of the event the Embassy of Egypt awarded employees of the Department of International Cooperation an honorable medal of the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Egypt. In the framework of the round table the guests were also provided with the excursion to the laboratory of Supercomputer Modeling and Pilot Center of SUSU.
The Head of the Department of International Cooperation Aleksandr Deev offered an initiative to continue the conduction of such-like events in order to create an informational area of the Chelyabinsk region on the interaction with the Arab region where South Ural State University will be in the center.