UAE Embassy has promised in-depth support to the development of BIA
Rector of Bolgar Islamic Academy Daniyar Abdrakhmanov met with representatives of the Embassy of United Arab Emirates in Russia – First Secretary of the Embassy, Head of Economics Department and Trade Ahmad Saeed Alketby and Public Relations Specialist Shaat Haysam Hamed.
The diplomat emphasized the friendly nature of relations between the UAE and Russia. At the same time, Mr. Alketby noted a great personal contribution to strengthening these ties of the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, who is the Chairman of “Russia - Islamic World” Strategic Vision Group.
“Our visit was one of the points of agreements that were reached in September 2019 during the visit to Tatarstan of the Chairman of the General Directorate of Islamic Affairs and Donations of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed Matar Salem bin Abid Al Kaabi”, – First Secretary of the Embassy said. The guests expressed hope for further fruitful cooperation and invited Rector Daniyar Abdrakhmanov to visit UAE Embassy in Moscow. In addition, First Secretary of the Embassy asked about further development plans of Bolgar Islamic Academy for the next years.
Rector of the Academy Daniyar Abdrakhmanov spoke about the first achievements of the institution; in 2019, for the first time in the modern history of Russia, defense of doctoral dissertations in Islamic sciences was held. He also spoke about the upcoming graduation of first MA students. Rector told the guests about the active development of scientific activity, as well as the dynamically developing educational unit, shared plans for opening new specialties on the basis of the Academy.
Guests expressed great interest and desire to provide wide assistance in implementing the plans. In turn, Rector Daniyar Abdrakhmanov invited representatives of UAE Embassy to visit Bolgar Islamic Academy during their next visit to Tatarstan.