Mr. Urs Schmid, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan and Coordinator on Cultural Relations of the Swiss Embassy Mr P.Ivanov have visited the Faculty.

5/29/2019

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On the 29th of May, 2019 at the special invitation of the Faculty of International Relations, Diplomatic Translation Department, H.E. Mr. Urs Schmid, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan and Coordinator on Cultural Relations of the Swiss Embassy Mr P.Ivanov have visited the Faculty.

Prof. A.K.Hikmetov, Vice-Rector on Academic issues and Head of International Cooperation Department B.E.Zholdybekova participated in the meeting.

Professor S.Zh.Aidarbayev, Dean of the Faculty of International Relations made an opening speech, giving the information about the Faculty.

H.E. Mr. Urs Schmid, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to Kazakhstan and Tadjikistan has informed the participants about cultural, economic and scientific relations between the States and expressed his satisfaction with the initiatives of professors to promote close cooperation in the field of education and science.

Prof. A.K. Hikmetov, Vice-Rector on Academic Issues, has given the general information about the University, focusing on the great role of the Faculty of International Relations in preparing interpreters jointly with the Geneva school of interpreters.

Mr. Ambassador expressed his willingness and readiness to render assistance on the part of the Embassy.

During the meeting Prof. A.S. Seidikenova, Head of Diplomatic Translation Department has given the information and made the presentation of the new dictionary “Diplomatic dictionary” in 4 languages.

Finally, the distinguished guests participated in the opening ceremony of the Lingua laboratory for preparing “Simultaneous Interpreters”.

Prof. Seidikenova has informed the participants about the new laboratory, future plans and the current contacts with Geneva University “Interpreter School” and the scientific project which is being developed with this University.

The meeting has been highly estimated. The distinguished guests expressed their deep gratitude and good luck.