On June 15 this year, the US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Uzbekistan Daniel N. Rosenblum paid an official visit to the “Silk Road” International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage. The visit is timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as the expansion of working contacts with the “Silk Road” International University.
The guest of honor was met by the first vice-rector of the university J. Eltazarov. During the study tour around the University, the Ambassador was impressed by the management model and advanced technologies used in the teaching process, as well as the unique historical elements of the Great Silk Road, the galleries and the University Library.
In addition, Mr. Daniel N. Rosenblum held a guest lecture for university students on the topic “The Benefits of an International & American Education”, during which students received the necessary information about study opportunities in US universities. The meeting was held in an interactive format, students actively asked questions on topics of interest to them regarding studies and academic exchange opportunities in the United States.
The program of the visit also included an official meeting of Mr. Daniel N. Rosenblum with the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of the Silk Road University, prof. R.J. Hoffmann. During the meeting, the parties discussed the prospects for cooperation in the educational field. Prof. R.J. Hoffmann noted the need to maintain strong working contacts, as well as to establish an academic bridge for the unhindered mobility of students and teachers of universities in both countries. The parties noted the incredible expansion of mutual opportunities in all areas of activity achieved over 30 years of official diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and the United States. In turn, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Daniel N. Rosenblum expressed his gratitude for the hospitality. He stressed that, for his part, he would do everything necessary to implement the discussed plans.