Number of Students to Study in Cuba Increases

2023-09-18 10:31:46

Ulaanbaatar, September 18, 2023 /MONTSAME/. In the frame of his visit to the Republic of Cuba, the Minister of Education and Science L. Enkh-Amgalan met with the Minister of Higher Education Walter Baluja García and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Ana Teresita Fraga.

The Cuban side announced that they are increasing the number of Mongolian students to enter higher educational institutions of Cuba to five each year. The Mongolian side also pledged to receive five Cuban students under the Mongolian Government scholarship program per annum. The request to enroll Mongolian graduates of medical institutes of Cuba in post-graduate training has been settled in the positive.    


The ministers exchanged opinions on launching joint research of young scientists in the areas of vaccines, agriculture, and veterinary medicine. In addition to this proposal, the Cuban side suggested to cooperate in the areas of food security, environmental change, and renewable energy, and the two sides reached to an agreement to work together in these areas.

It was agreed that the cooperation in the above areas would have been started prior to the visit of the Cuban President to Mongolia next year at the invitation of the Mongolian President.