RUDN Rector Oleg Yastrebov meets Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Yemen to the Russian Federation, Mr. Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi
During the meeting, Mr. Ambassador noted the long-term fruitful cooperation between Russia and Yemen in the humanitarian, educational, cultural and other spheres and the growing interest of Yemeni students in studying the Russian language.
Mr. Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi congratulated the Russians on the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War and thanked Oleg Yastrebov and Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova for the support and assistance provided to RUDN students from the Republic of Yemen.
Oleg Yastrebov thanked the Ambassador for participation in the celebrations dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia and stressed the interest of RUDN University in further cooperation with Yemen.
During the meeting, various aspects of bilateral academic interaction and other issues of mutual interest were also discussed and a number of important agreements reached.
As a continuation of the joint work, it was proposed to hold an online meeting with the leadership of the University of Aden (Republic of Yemen, Aden). An agreement on cooperation in science and education between RUDN and the University of Aden was signed on October 30, 2018.
Following the visit, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Yemen to the Russian Federation, Mr. Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi and Rector of RUDN University Oleg Yastrebov, expressed their hope for further mutually beneficial cooperation, mutual understanding and support, which will make a significant contribution to strengthening interstate relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Yemen.
62 citizens of the Republic of Yemen are studying at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.
More than 70 representatives of the embassies of foreign countries in Russia, representatives of the Federation Council, and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation took part in the round table "The contribution of RUDN University to training national personnel for foreign countries." The event was held on February 5, in an online format and was timed to celebrate the 61st anniversary of RUDN University.
December 15, on the basis of RUDN University, the first QS subject summit in the areas of “Modern Languages” and “Linguistics” started. The topic of the QS Subject Focus Summit is “Languages and Migration in the Context of Globalization”.
During the first hour of work, 1,000 schoolchildren from resource centers in Mongolia, Syria, Turkey, Bulgaria, Tajikistan, Moldova and Kyrgyzstan visited the online exhibition “Time to Study in Russia”. On December 17, the online opening of the exhibition took place at RUDN University site.