Baku, February 23, AZERTAC
Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) and Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO University) have signed an Agreement on Cooperation.
Prior to the signing ceremony, Rector of BHOS Elmar Gasimov met with a delegation of MGIMO University. The delegation led by Vice-rector for general affairs and corporate relations of MGIMO University Artem Malgin included Trade Representative of Azerbaijan to Russia, Head of the International Complex Problems of Natural Resources Use and Ecology Department of the university Ruslan Aliyev and Academic supervisor of MGIMO’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in International Oil and Gas Business specialization Maria Belova. It also comprised representatives of the management of leading Russian companies operating in the oil and gas sector including, among others, PromResurs LLC, PJSC Gazprom Neft, VYGON Consulting, OJSC Varyeganneft and PJSC “Gazprom avtomatizatsiya”. All of them are either students or graduates of the MBA program of MGIMO University.
Opening the meeting, Elmar Gasimov praised activities carried out by MGIMO University and said that the university’s graduates are distinguished by the success they achieve in their work and life. The rector also provided information about the history, establishment, main activities and achievements of the Higher School.
Speaking at the meeting, vice-rector for general affairs and corporate relations of MGIMO University Artem Malgin emphasized that the members of the delegation are very pleased to visit BHOS, which is a modernized education institution meeting the highest international standards. In his words, within a short period of time, the Higher School has managed to attain impressive and outstanding achievements.
The meeting participants discussed prospects, spheres and potential of development of cooperation between two higher educational institutions. The Russian delegation also toured the BHOS new campus and were acquainted with its facilities.
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