14 November 2013, Thursday, 15:54
author: Galiya Nabieva
In Turkey, a meeting of university rectors and academics of the Black Sea region, organized by the International Foundation of the Black and Caspian seas under the leadership of the deputy of Turkish Parliament Dr Ismail Safi was held. The forum was attended by more than 30 rectors and academics from 12 countries of the Black Sea region. The Russian Federation was presented by the deputy of the State Duma, member of the Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) for Economic, Commercial, Technological and Environmental Affairs, MD Salia Murzabaeva.
During the meeting, a protocol on cooperation between the Recep Tayyip Erdogan University and the Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN) was signed. Turkish MP stressed that membership in this association will increase universities importance in the international arena. BSUN was established by the recommendation of the Committee for Culture, Education and Social Affairs of the BSEC in 1997.
The event also hosted a seminar "The role of tourism in the development of the Black Sea region." Salia Murzabaeva, the State Duma deputy told about experience, achievements and priorities for the tourism development in the region of the Russian Federation.