Italian President has awarded the Head of Department of International Relations and World Economy of the Faculty of International Relations the Order of the «Star of Italy».

12/3/2018

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Italian President Sergio Mattarella has awarded the Head of Department of International Relations and World Economy of the Faculty of International Relations, Al-Farabi KazNU, Yermek S. Chukubayev, the Order of the «Star of Italy». 

The high state award was presented by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic in Kazakhstan, Pasquale D’Avino at the University Academic Council, in recognition of his great contribution to strengthening Kazakhstan-Italian relations in the field of science and education, popularizing Italian culture and language.

In awarding the Order, the Ambassador highlighted that Yermek Chukubayev, as a scientist, makes a significant contribution to the study of the history and culture of Italy. Under his leadership, the Center for Roman Studies has been established and successfully operates at KazNU, which is aimed at developing fruitful cooperation between Kazakhstani and Italian scientists, implementing joint research projects and academic mobility programs.