Mikhail Mishustin Prime Minister of Russia, believes that this will help students get acquainted with the “culture and traditions of Russia,” as reported by TASS.
At a meeting of a joint commission at the level of the heads of government of Russia and Uzbekistan, it was said that the Russian Federation could establish schools in Uzbekistan where it plans to teach local children who want to learn more about Russia using Russian educational programmes in the Russian language.
Mikhail Mishustin emphasised that if Uzbekistan is interested, it will be possible to begin the specific development of the project.
Prime Minister also noted Russia's readiness to further strengthen and develop co-operation in the field of education. He cited statistical data according to which students from Uzbekistan receiving higher education in Russian universities occupy the leading place among all the countries of the near and far abroad. More than a quarter of students receive state scholarships; in the new academic year, the admission quota has been increased by 250 people.
It was noted that the number of branches of Russian universities is growing in Uzbekistan itself. "In the future the opening of new branches, so that the guys will have more opportunities to receive high-quality, modern education," said Mishustin.Photo: IStock