Representatives of Education Ministry watch cultural festival of Mongolian students in Russia

2018-11-19 15:46:43

Moscow /MONTSAME/ Representatives of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports who are on visit to Moscow, capital city of the Russian Federation watched a cultural festival held among Mongolian students on November 18. According to an informal survey, over 1000 Mongolian students study in Moscow.


Organized by the Union of Mongolian Students in Russia, the cultural festival with a motto “Opportunity is in hand of me, you and all of us” was competed by six teams. Among them, ‘Lokomotiv’ team from the Russian University of Transport led the festival, followed by ‘Made in RUDN’ team from the People’s Friendship University and 'Plekhanovtsy' team from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.


"Many Mongolian students are studying abroad with foreign scholarships in recent years. Currently, Governments of 22 countries are granting scholarships to Mongolian students. Of which, universities in Russia enroll the highest or 500 students a year," said B.Ganbat, Advisor to the Minister.


Additionally, an official visit headed by Minister Ts.Tsogzolmaa to Russia begins today and the delegation will meet with heads of the Ministries of Enlightenment, Science and Higher Education, Sports, Culture  and Natural resources and Environment of Russia and Rossotrudnichestvo agency to establish cooperation agreements.