On September 25, 2018 Belarusian State Medical University was visited by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the Russian Federation (with simultaneous accreditation in the Republic of Belarus) Amjad Ode Adayle.
Mr. Adayle arrived in the Republic of Belarus with an official mission to participate in the solemn ceremony on presenting his credentials to the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. After that Mr. Adayle visited the Belarusian State Medical University as development of bilateral cooperation in the field of training of specialists for practical health care is a priority for both parties.
The official purpose of the visit was to discuss areas of cooperation, including the issues concerning training of Jordanian citizens at the Belarusian State Medical University.
The delegation was received by BSMU Rector Anatol Sikorsky. The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili Rudenok, Head of the Department of Foreign Languages Marina Petrova as well as students from Jordan studying at BSMU.
BSMU Rector Anatol Sikorsky presented the guests with detailed information about the Belarusian State Medical University, noting that about 7 thousand students study at the university over two thousand of whom are students, undergraduates and clinical residents from more than 50 countries of the world. The rector of the university stressed that in the field of medical training the Belarusian State Medical University occupies a leading position in the Republic of Belarus and has a highly qualified teaching staff, modern clinical facilities, comfortable living conditions for students.
A. Sikorsky noted that students from Jordan are capable of learning, purposeful, disciplined, responsible and able to work in a team. The university is interested in increasing the number of students from Jordan and in deepening bilateral partnerships.
Belarusian side put forward a proposal to sign an agreement on cooperation in the academic sphere with one of the Jordanian medical universities. The university is also interested in negotiating with representatives of the Medical Councils of Jordan to discuss issues concerning training of Jordanian students for practical healthcare.
The parties also discussed the possibility of cooperation in the field of scientific research in particular cardiovascular and oncological diseases, as well as the organization of joint congresses, congresses and online conferences on topical issues of medicine.
Mr. Adayle positively assessed all the proposals from our side, thanked the Rector for organizing the meeting and for the warm welcome, expressing the hope that within the framework of his Mission bilateral cooperation would expand and be even more fruitful.
At the end of the meeting the guests exchanged souvenirs.
Author: Anastasiya Karnacheva, Methodist of the Department of International Relations
Photo: Alla Leshok