Today the newly assigned Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt Vahid Al-Din Ismayil Galani was the guest of YSU Rector Aram Simonyan.
Aram Simonyan mentioned that Egypt is a good partner of our country and especially YSU and expressed his hope that Mr. Galani will support our active cooperation.
Having welcomed our guest Head of the University Education Development Administration and Head of Chair of Arabic Studies Samvel Karabekyan presented Mr. Galani the results of YSU-ARE collaboration and spoke on current relations.
The agreement on collaboration with Cairo University was last updated by YSU in 2005. It is already three years that specialists, invited from Egypt teach Arabic language in YSU.
Annually more than five students are provided with an opportunity to develop their practical skills in Egypt and to study language in the atmosphere, where this language is a native one, also get acquainted with people, who live there and learn about their culture,-said Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies Gourgen Melikyan.
Vahid Galali welcomed the initiative of meeting with YSU authorities and expressed his willingness to continue the cooperation, which has a rich background.