A delegation of Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (Egypt) that included Rector, Professor Ismail Abdel Ghafar Ismail Farag and Head of the Center for International Agreements and Cooperation, Professor Amr Maged Ragheb Elhelw, visited Belarusian State Medical University within the framework of the visit to Belarusian State University. The purpose of the visit was to discuss promising areas of bilateral cooperation in dentistry and pharmacy.
The delegation was received by Rector of the university, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergey Rubnikovich. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International Relations, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vasili Roudenok, Head of the Department of Foreign Languages, Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor Marina Petrova and specialist of the Division of Interuniversity Cooperation, Academic Mobility and Protocol of International Relations Department of Belarusian State University Ilya Zuev.
The Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport is a regional university under the auspices of the League of Arab States which provides training in shipping, business and technology programs. Initially, the academy specialized in training specialists in three areas: marine navigation, marine engineering, and marine radio engineering. Currently, there are over 120 specialties, including dentistry and pharmacy. From September 2021 it is planned to start training specialists in the specialty "General medicine". Now over 120 thousand students from 58 countries study at the academy. Its headquarters is located in Alexandria.
Rector, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergey Rubnikovich made a presentation on the history, structure, educational and scientific activities of Belarusian State Medical University, the peculiarities of the organization of the educational process. It was noted that the university has a highly qualified academic staff, modern clinical facilities and comfortable living conditions for students.
In turn, Rector of Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Professor Ismail Abdel Ghafar Ismail Farag spoke about the history and educational activities of the Academy. The head of the Center for International Agreements and Cooperation, Professor Amr Maged Ragheb Elhelw, presented information on the international activities of the Academy, noting that it has a wide range of international partners and continues to develop cooperation with the best universities around the world.
The parties discussed promising areas of cooperation in the field of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.
The meeting resulted in the signing of the Agreement on Academic and Scientific Cooperation, which provides interaction in the following areas:
At the end of the meeting, the parties exchanged souvenirs and expressed their hope that the signed agreement will become the foundation for fruitful cooperation.
After the official meeting, a tour of the Center of Practical Training was held.
The guests thanked the university administration for the hospitality and warm welcome.
Author: Anastasia Karnacheva, methodologist of the Department of International Relations;
Photo is provided by Dmitry Zelenkovsky;
Translation: Anastasiya Karnacheva.