Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. April 2, 2021. The new Minister of Education and Sciences of Mongolia, H.E Mr. L. Enkh-Amgalan received at the headquarters of that ministry the Ambassador of Cuba Raúl Delgado Concepción in a working meeting that patented the progress made in this area of work in the relations between both nations.
With the signing in 2017 of the Agreement for the Recognition of Higher Education Degrees, three years ago, the rapprochement between the teaching and research institutions between the two countries began. Delegations from the National University of Mongolia have since participated in the events organized by their Cuban counterparts as “Universidad para Todos” in 2018 and 2019. The signing of memorandums of understanding between these institutions reaffirms the commitment to find the spaces that within the spheres of education and research are open for cooperation between these educational centers.
During the meeting, the Minister of Education and Sciences of Mongolia Mr. Enkh-Amgalan thanked the Antillean nation for the more than 150 young Mongols who have received professional instruction in Cuban educational centers, mainly in the fields of medical sciences, stomatology, veterinary medicine, engineering, agronomy, law among others. The Minister requested the Cuban ambassador to convey to the highest Cuban authorities the official invitation for a Cuban delegation to participate in the high-level segment of the Congress of Ministers of Education that will take place in Ulaanbaatar next October of this year.
The points of view exchanged at the meeting also included the expansion of cooperation in the science and innovation sectors, the exchange of knowledge in the biotechnology area and the trade in products manufactured by these emerging companies. (EmbaCuba Mongolia)