Representatives ofCaspian Universities Meet inIran

Representatives ofCaspian Universities Meet inIran

Astrakhan State University Rector Konstantin Markelov and Director ofthe ASU Department ofSocial, Political and Economic Research ofEurasia &Orient Rafik Usmanov are taking part inthe 22nd General Assembly ofthe Association ofState Universities ofCaspian Region Countries, which was opened onOctober, 1inGuilan Province.

The ceremony was attended, among other guests, by the Guilan Governor, Chancellor of University of Guilan Prof. Ahmad Razi, Consul-General of the Russian Federation in Rasht Andrey Vadov, as well as Hossein Salar-Amoli, the Head of the Scientific Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran.


During the conference, the Rector of Astrakhan State University is going to present his reports on some prospects of a single information, scientific and educational space of the region and top-priority areas of ASU cooperation in the sphere of marine scientific research in the Caspian sea.

It should be recalled that the University of Guilan as the host party invited the ASU delegation to visit the university and to take part in the first International Conference on Protection of the Caspian Sea Environment, which is also taking place these days in Rasht.



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Photo: Courtesy of Konstantin Markelov