Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Russian Federation met with VolSU students
Volgograd State University was visited by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Russian Federation Kizige Moses Kawaaluuko.
Prof. Dr. Ilyin welcomed the guest on behalf of the Rector of Volgograd State University Alla Kalinina and briefly spoke about Volgograd State University. In particular, he noted that Volgograd State University has partners in all continents, although due to the pandemic many contacts have moved to the online format.
Mr. Ambassador pointed out that he is pleased with a large number of foreign students studying at Volgograd State University. He shared that many people are hesitant to learn Russian because of its difficulty. “Now, with the improvement of relations with Russia there are more opportunities for the development of academic exchange. It would be good if we organize experience exchange between our scientists, as well as a program of academic mobility between students”, His Excellency said.
An Honoured Guest also gave a lecture to the students of the university. He stressed his intention to develop cooperation with Volgograd State University. The meeting was attended by Volgograd State University students from Guinea Bissau, Chad, Ethiopia, Congo, Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea, as well as the student from Uganda who is the only one in the Volgograd region studying at VolSU. Mr. Ambassador expressed his willingness to develop interaction between peoples, not governments.
The delegation also included the Deputy Head of the Diplomatic Mission, Minister Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in the Russian Federation Rutazindwa Gideon; Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in the Russian Federation Okodi Susan, translator of the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in the Russian Federation Bulamu Frederik, employee of the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in the Russian Federation Obokoya Isaac.
The meeting was also attended by Deputy Governor of Volgograd region Anna Pisemskaya and Galina Bykadorova, Chairman of the Committee for Economic Policy and Development of Volgograd region.