Minister Ts.Tsogzolmaa meets Deputy Head of RossotrudnichestvoSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Ts.Tsogzolmaa met with Pavel Anatolievich Shevtsova, Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), exchanging views on Mongolia-Russia cooperation in the spheres of higher education, culture and science.
At the beginning of the meeting, Minister Tsogzolmaa expressed pleasure at the rising number of Mongolians studying in Russia with the government scholarships and made a proposal for matching the fields of studies to the socio-economic demands of Mongolia.
Ten Mongolian students are currently studying at language preparation of Baikal State University with the financing of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports. In this regard, the Minister proposed to prepare specialized teachers, involve special needs education teachers in Mongolia with short- and long-term refresher training at Russian universities and to bring specialized teachers from Russia.
The Meeting of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission, held this February, decided to grant Russian Presidential Scholarships to 500 students every year. Minister Tsogzolmaa requested the Russian part to be attentive to mainly granting scholarships in engineering and natural sciences.
Moreover, the sides agreed to establish a cooperation agreement among Nicholas Roerich Museums in St. Petersburg and Ulaanbaatar and the Russian Centre for Science and Culture, then to implement joint research projects through the Roerich Society and to mount exhibitions.