21 December, 2015, President of Kazakhstan N.Nazarbaev was awarded PFUR Doctor Honoris Cause Diploma and Mantle in the Embassy of Kazakhstan.
AWARDING PFUR DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA DIPLOMA AND MANTLE TO PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN N.NAZARBAEV 21 December, 2015, President of Kazakhstan N.Nazarbaev was awarded PFUR Doctor Honoris Cause Diploma and Mantle in the Embassy of Kazakhstan. The ceremony was attended by PFUR Rector, academician V.Filippov, Vice-Rector for Research N.Kirabaev and Head of Department of international protocol Ev.Martynenko. Rector Filippov handed the Diploma and Mantle to President Nazarbaev. During the conversation about the development of interuniversity cooperation between PFUR and Kazakhstan HEIs Mr.President specially noted the cooperation of PFUR with 17 universities in Kazakhstan. In this respect President Nazarbaev reminded about his speech of 28 September, 2015 at the general debate of the 70th UN General Assembly session, where he touched upon the issue of fighting international terrorism and religious extremism and called for an international conference to confirm the basic principles of international law where representatives of higher school could have their say. President Nazarbaev expressed his gratitude to the authorities of Peoples’ friendship university of Russia for granting him the honorary title.
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