Foreign participants of educational forum rate high the partnership aspects with Turkmenistan

Photo: Victoriya Novikova

The exhibition complex of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry became again a demonstration platform of achievements and development priorities in such key areas of state policy as education and sport.

Among the participants of the forum are representatives of various scientific and educational and sports institutions of our country, as well as their partners and debutants of the thematic exposition who introduce Turkmen colleagues to the latest achievements and relevant ideas aimed at modernizing these areas.

Guests call upon to the speech.

Chen BO, head of the Department of Entrepreneurship of the representation of the information and telecommunication company Huawei in Turkmenistan:

- Our company actively cooperates with Turkmenistan for fifteen years. Ministry of Education, Communication, railway transport are among our partners.

At present, we are engaged in technical support of the digital concept of education implemented in Turkmenistan. Negotiations are in process, the Ministry of Education are given several projects to develop an electronic network that unites all educational institutions in your country.

We introduce the development of interactive classes for the first time that can successfully function in all regions, as well as in the capital and remote settlements. High-tech equipment of such innovative audiences makes possible distance learning. Functionality of interactive techniques is demonstrated by a colorful multimedia presentation.

Sergey KULKOV, Deputy Director of Softline for Eastern Europe and Central Asia:

Softline is an international IT company operating in more than 30 countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, America, India, South-East Asia. Turkmenistan is one of our long-standing partners; we are in partnership for ten years. At present, together with the Ministry of Industry, we plan to create a training center aimed at training and improving the skills of the industrial sector specialists in accordance with world standards.

The Ministry of Education supports us in the creation of the educational structure, with whom we develop fruitful cooperation in other areas, in particular, supplying software and innovative computer equipment.

Mohanraj TANGARAJAN, Chief of Malaysia delegation:

- It is a good tradition for educational institutions of Malaysia to participate in not only the annual international exhibition and conference dedicated to achievements in the spheres of education and sport, but also in the exhibition and fair of educational services, which are conducted in Ashgabat on a regular basis.

Five top universities of Malaysia are participants in the current thematic review; some of them make their debut at the Ashgabat forum, which indicates a growing interest in Turkmenistan, which has chosen the industrial-innovative vector of development.

The educational quintet of the universities participating in the Ashgabat show provides wide opportunities for professional training of potential students. Universities of Malaysia inviting to study in such areas as medicine, engineering, computer technology, business and economics, tourism and hotel business, oil and gas, banking and others.

I want to emphasize, that in recent years the scientific and educational relations between Turkmenistan and Malaysia have significantly strengthened. Every year among the students of our universities are more and more representatives of the Turkmen youth wishing to get a higher education corresponding to the world standards. Joint work in this field, which contributes to strengthening the country's intellectual potential, is an important component of interstate cooperation.

Lyubov SHUMSKAYA, Director of the Poltava College of Oil and Gas of the Poltava National Technical University named after Yuri Kondratyuk:

- Higher and secondary vocational schools located in different cities of Ukraine are traditional participants of the international exhibition-conference. Among them is the debutant of the Ashgabat show. This is the Poltava College of Oil and Gas, students of which study basic technical disciplines, computer technologies, principles of production organization. The college provides training for specialists of the junior level for the fuel and energy complex, capable of prospecting and exploration of deposits, as well as processing and transportation of oil and gas products.

Graduates of our college, which is part of the structure of the Poltava National Technical University named after Yuri Kondratyuk are admitted to the university without entrance exams - for a shorter term of study, if desired and according to the results of studies. The college is 50 years old. His participation in the Ashgabat exhibition is the first attempt to enter the international level of educational services.

Poltava National Technical University named after Yuri Kondratyuk, according to employers' estimates, is in the top 30 universities of Ukraine and is the best university in Poltava according to the Consolidated National Rating. University for its long history has accumulated a great experience of international cooperation and twice participated in the exhibition in Ashgabat. As result, 40 to 50 students from Turkmenistan annually enter various areas of vocational training.