20.02.2017

Qatar’s Education and Higher Education Minister visits Azerbaijan

On February 20 Minister of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al-Hammadi, who is on a visit in Azerbaijan, visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader Heydar Aliyev.

He also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva.

The Qatari minister then visited the Alley of Martyrs to pay tribute to the heroic sons of Azerbaijan, who sacrificed their lives for independence and territorial integrity of the country. He laid a wreath at Eternal Flame memorial.

Later the same day Minister of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al-Hammadi met with Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov. They highlighted the results of Mikayil Jabbarov`s visit to the State of Qatar last May, and discussed prospects for future cooperation between the two countries in the field of education.

The Minister of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar then visited Baku State University, where he met with rector, professors, teachers, as well as students studying Arabic philology at the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

The Qatari minister then visited ADA University. The delegation was informed of the activity of ADA University, and discussed cooperation prospects.

The two-day trip will see the delegation of Qatar visit several higher education institutions.