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On July 15, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, within the framework of a working visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan, visited the Tashkent branch of MGIMO and presented diplomas to its first graduates – thirty-seven Uzbeks who completed their training in the Master’s programs in International Private, Trade and Financial Law. “Systems Analysis in International Business”, “Jurisprudence” and “Business Informatics”. In his parting speech, the Minister emphasized the special significance of the first graduation of the branch.

The ceremony was also attended by A.A. Abduvakhitov, Adviser to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on youth, science, education, health care, culture and sports, other officials, diplomats, the director of the Tashkent branch of MGIMO and representatives of the MGIMO leadership.

The Tashkent branch of MGIMO was established in 2018 on the basis of an agreement between the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education “Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the University of World Economy and Diplomacy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, signed during the state visit of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to the Republic of Uzbekistan. More than two hundred students study at the branch in undergraduate and graduate programs. Lyceum classes of MGIMO in Tashkent are functioning under the auspices of the branch.


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