The Memorandum was signed between Azerbaijan University of Technology and “Young Engineers' Development” Public Union.
Prior to the signing ceremony, the meeting was held with the members of the managerial staff of “Young Engineers' Development” Public Union at Azerbaijan University of Technology.
Welcoming the guests, Akif Suleymanov, Rector of Azerbaijan University of Technology, gave detailed information on the university headed by him. He noted that the training of engineers and production engineers is the main direction of specialist training program at Azerbaijan University of Technology. Therefore, the university is interested in cooperation with the organizations working in this field.
A. Suleymanov noted that Azerbaijan University of Technology prepares specialists in food industry and light industry, as well as in a number of other fields, and this higher educational institution is interested in developing these fields in the country, and improving the professional training of engineers. Engineering is one of the most important occupations for today and tomorrow in the modern period when technology developed rapidly.
Yusif Yusifov, chief of the managerial staff of “Young Engineers' Development” Public Union, gave detailed information on the objectives and activities of the organization headed by him. He noted that the main goal of the Public Union is to create a platform that reflects life and work experience of engineers, to train the socially responsible engineers, who can offer engineering solutions to global problems, and to accomplish the coordinating function with engineering agencies. According to him, 8 engineering clubs are operating at “Young Engineers' Development” Public Union and the direction of 6 of them is the same with the specialties of Azerbaijan University of Technology. This factor creates a real basis for the cooperation between the university and the Public Union. He also underlined that the training of engineering staff in other directions of industry is one of the main tasks at present when the development of non-oil sector is identified as an important issue in our country.
At the end of the meeting, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between Azerbaijan University of Technology and “Young Engineers' Development” Public Union in order to undertake joint projects.
Then, experts of “Young Engineers' Development” Public Union made presentations on food safety, ecology and ICT sectors at the assembly hall of the university in front of students.