On the campus of Al-Istiqqlal University, the rector of Al-Istiqlal University signed a cooperation agreement with the Russian Klemik University and the Russian Cultural Center. In the presence of Dr. Abdel Nasser Qadoumi, the Vice-President of the University of Klemik for International Relations Dr. Vladimir Agirvac, and the General Director of the Russian Center for Science and Culture Alexander Sorokin.
The cooperative agreement aims to open a center for Russian language at the Russian Cultural Center in Bethlehem, in addition to support the center of “Yesenin” for Russian language and culture at Al-Istiqlal University.
Dr. Abdel Nasser Qadoumi received the guests, and welcomed them on behalf of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University HE Major General Tawfiq Tirawi. He presented an overview of Al-Istiqlal University and the development of its academic program and administrative plan. The university always seeks to establish international partnerships with the State of the Federal Russia represented by its universities, and scientific and cultural centers.
For his part, Vice-President of the University of Klemik for International Relations, Vladimir Agrvich, admired Al-Istiqlal University and its achievements, stressing his confidence in the great cooperation between his University and Al-Istiqlal University in a number of fields. He gave an overview of the four most important projects operated by the University of Klemik.
He also gave an overview of the Klemik University, which was founded in 1970 and is attended by (8000) students. It was selected from the top 33 universities out of the total number of 700 Russian universities, and it has the task of preparing good graduates as well as developing the economy of the province of Klemik where 3,000 people live on an area of 370,000 km.
During the meeting, the President of Al-Istiqqlal University invited the Vice-President of Klemik University for International Relations, Vladimir Agryevich, to attend the Russian-Palestinian conference titled "Russian-Palestinian Relations .. Reality and Prospects" scheduled for next year at Al-Istiqlal University in Jericho.
At the end of the meeting, symbolic gifts were exchanged, and commemorative photographs were taken. The guests were also taken on a field tour to explore the university's faculties and facilities.