In his address, K. Kambarov expressed gratitude for welcoming at RTA and stated that good political, economic and cultural cooperation has been established between Kazakhstan and Latvia and he looks forward to successful cooperation also between the higher education institutions of both countries. The Consul also noted that more than 300 Kazakh students are already studying in Riga in different study fields such as IT, programming, entrepreneurship and others. "Latvia provides good training of specialists, and we would like to learn more about RTA as well," said K. Kambarov.
During the visit, K. Kambarov presented the book “The Era of Independence” by the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, published in Latvian with the support of the Baltic-Kazakhstan Economic Development Association. Several copies of the book were donated to the library of RTA.
Deputy Rector for Cooperation and Development, Assoc. prof. Gunārs Strods, thanked the guests for their interest and expressed readiness to cooperate in student exchange between RTA and Kazakhstan universities, emphasizing that two Kazakh student groups have already graduated from the academy. He also encouraged the audience to seize opportunities offered by Kazakhstan state scholarship programme emphasizing that Kazakhstan is an attractive country in terms of its human, cultural and natural resources.
RTA Public Relations Department
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