A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Tehran University and the University of Oriental Studies in Tashkent in the presence of Hamid Nirabadi, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Uzbekistan.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting Fars News in Tashkent, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the University of Tehran and the University of Oriental Studies in Tashkent in the presence of "Hamid Nirabadi", Iranian Ambassador to Uzbekistan.
Nirabadi said at the ceremony: "As a result of the effective foreign policy of Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of Uzbekistan, the country has strengthened its relations in various fields with other countries including the Islamic Republic of Iran."
The Iranian ambassador continued: "During the Corona pandemic, the two countries have developed virtual relations at the parliamentary, ministerial and departmental levels, which will contribute to realize the vision of cooperation in a timely manner."
Nirabadi also got acquainted with the activities of the Iranian-Afghan group of Tashkent University of Oriental Studies and the existing library resources. In the meeting, 80 books on Iranian studies were donated to the library by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic in Tashkent.
The Iranian ambassador also appreciated the activities of the university in the field of Iranian studies.
The two sides also agreed to set up an Iranian studies center at the university in the near future.
The event also unveiled the dissertation "The Study of Meanings in Khamseh Stories" written by Ahmadjan Qur'anbekov, a professor in the Department of Iranian-Afghan Philology at Tashkent University of Oriental Studies. This dissertation has been published this year under the supervision of "Vakilifard", a professor at the University of Tehran.