Nazarbayev: The role and responsibility of foreign specialists specialists increases
It is connected with strengthening of the turbulent phenomena of policy, economy and public life of the planet, the President of Kazakhstan considers.
The president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev directed welcome speech to participants of the IV international forum of graduates of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MSIIR) which takes place in Astana.
The greeting from the head of state was read by the speaker of the Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev.
"Today graduates of an authoritative higher educational institution on training of specialists of a world class in the field of the international relations have gathered in Astana. The university is the Alma Mater for the whole group of eminent political and public figures, diplomats, journalists, businessmen who play an important role in the state activity of various countries," Nazarbayev noted.
The president of Kazakhstan has noted that MSIIR deservedly has reputation of prestigious higher education institution not only on space of the CIS, but also in foreign countries.
"In this higher education institution it is possible to gain the versatile profound knowledge conforming to modern requirements and standards. Now against the background of strengthening of the turbulent phenomena of policy, economy and public life of the planet the role and responsibility of specialists foreign affairs specialists has increased more than ever earlier therefore the follow-up successful activity of MSIIR is important very much," the head of state added.
Nursultan Nazarbayev considers a good tradition holding similar forums where graduates have an opportunity to exchange opinions on topical issues.
"I congratulate participants on the occasion of the IV international forum of graduates of MSIIR on this event in the capital of Kazakhstan - Astana. I wish you fruitful work and further success in a professional field," the President of Kazakhstan marked out.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kayrat Abdrakhmanov, the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and also the rector of MSIIR Anatoly Torkunov speak at opening of a forum.