University President Hosts Russian Delegation from Azov Museum of Antiquities and Excavations

10-4-2019
Prof. Ashraf Abd El-Hafeez, Acting President of Fayoum University, hosts Russian delegation from Azov Museum of Antiquities and Excavations, in presence of Dr. Walid Ali Khalil, coordinator of cultural cooperation agreements between Fayoum University and the universities and museums of Russia in the framework of continuing to activate the cultural cooperation agreement between the two parties, as follows:
1. Mamichev Evgeny Evgenievich - Director of Azov Museum-Reserve.
2. Gusach Irina Rudolfovna - Senior Staff Scientist of Azov Museum-Reserve, Archaeologist, coordinator of the Russian-Egyptian project.
3. Shirochenko Eduard Borisovich - Senior Staff Scientist of Azov Museum-Reserve, Archaeologist.
4. Goncharov Mikhail Yuryevich - Senior Staff Scientist of Azov Museum-Reserve, Archaeologist.
5. Kharenko Nikolai Sergeevich - Staff Scientist of Azov Museum-Reserve, Archaeologist.

The two parties expressed their great happiness for the permanent activation of the cultural cooperation signed between the two parties since 2015 and spoke about ways of cooperation in the future, which will continue this year to receive the Museum of Azov and the University of the Southern Union of Russia a delegation of students from Faculty of Archeology to participate in drilling and exploration in southern Russia.
The university president stressed that the agreement of cultural cooperation with the Russian side, represented by the Museum of Azov and the University of the Southern Russian Federation, is one of the most important agreements concluded by the university, and praised the efforts exerted in order to continue activating them.
The Director of Azov Museum also conveyed and presented to her sovereignty the invitation to visit Russia to expand the scope of cooperation agreements on a wider scale by including the largest number of colleges and disciplines.
Form his part, Dr. Walid Ali Khalil, coordinator of cooperation and facilities agreements for the Russian delegation, said that the visit of the delegation to Fayoum University is the second since three years, and that their visit this year is different from the previous visit. The names of the students who were chosen to travel to Russia were announced during their meeting with students Faculty of Archeology, a unique event related to student exchange, which is unique to Fayoum University among the universities of Egypt, which comes within the framework of permanent and continuous activation of the agreement of cultural cooperation between the two parties.
In the end, the two parties exchanged souvenirs and shields. The Russian delegation started to participate in the international conference held at Faculty of Archeology entitled: "Coptic Heritage and Civilization in the Islamic Civilization - Influence and Impact" where the Russian delegation will participate in three topics.