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For the first study in Georgian-Armenian history, Georgian Studies faculty was opened in Yerevan.
In the scope of the two-day visit in Yerevan, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, Armen Ashotyan opened the new faculty. Rector of Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Aleksandre Kvitashvili attended the opening ceremony as well. He provided the faculty with Georgian textbooks.
Georgian Studies faculty was opened in Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov. The faculty will operate in close cooperation with Tbilisi State University. Lecturers’ and students’ exchange programs will be carried out, seminars and round tables will be held as well.
“We witnessed a significant fact - Georgian Studies faculty was opened in Yerevan. It will support deepening of relations between the two countries” – noted Dimitri Shashkini.
In the frame of the visit, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia met with his counterpart, Minister of Education of Armenia, Armen Ashotyan. Deepening of cooperation in the general education and science fields was discussed at the meeting. Implementation of the joint projects was planned as well.