On October 29, a delegation led by State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation of the Swiss Confederation Mauro Dell'Ambrogio embarked on a visit to Azerbaijan.
Mauro Dell'Ambrogio started the visit by laying a wreath at the at the tomb of national leader Heydar Aliyev at the Alley of Honors. He then put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva.
The Swiss state secretary also visited the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for the country`s independence and territorial integrity. He put a wreath at the Eternal Flame monument here.
State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation of the Swiss Confederation Mauro Dell'Ambrogio then had a meeting with Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov. They discussed the current state and prospects of relations between Azerbaijan and the Swiss Confederation in the fields of higher and vocational education, as well as reforms.
The Swiss delegation also visited ADA University where they met with rector Hafiz Pashayev. Mauro Dell'Ambrogio then visited French-Azerbaijani University (UFAZ) where he gave a lecture on “Switzerland: from education to innovation”.