Malaysian ambassador visited AUL
On April 21, on the initiative of the Student Diplomats Club operating within Student Youth Organization (SYO) program project launched under the title of "Islamic Month" the next guest was Malaysian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Dato Roslan Tan Sri Abdul Rahman at Azerbaijan University of Languages (AUL).
Greeting the guest, the acting rector of AUL, Professor Afgan Abdullayev was pleased to see him at the university. Providing information about the university's history, international relations, and the learning process professor noted that AUL is one of the leading higher education institutions. He spoke about the university's international relations in cooperation with a number of higher education institutions. Speaking of language and cultural centers of the university A.Abdullayev praised their performance. Professor brought to the attention of the guest that a variety of activities related to national customs and traditions as well as international events are held at the University. He stressed the importance of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Malaysia in the field of economy and culture, as well as education.
Then, the Ambassador was presented with a letter of thanks on behalf of the university.
Expressing his gratitude for warm reception, the ambassador expressed his pleasure to be at the university. Noting that it is his first visit to Azerbaijan University of Languages, the diplomat spoke of the importance of cooperation between universities of Malaysia and AUL.
The ambassador met with the students of the university. Welcoming the participants, he made a lecture on "Malaysia's foreign policy and its role in the Organization of the Islamic Conference" (OIC). In his speech, Ambassador noted that Malaysia gained independence in 1957. He said that majority of Malaysia are Muslim and spoke about the country's role in OIC. Malaysia has a number of social and political strides for OIC development, he said. Malaysia is one of the leading members of the United Nations, he said. It’s also a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, he stressed.
He also gave detailed information about Malaysian economy, culture, security, technology and the education system.
In the end, he answered students' questions.