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Hamdan Foundation, Russian delegation discuss ties


DUBAI: Dr Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Secretary-general and CEO of Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Medical and Educationa­l Sciences, received a Russian delegation from the Talent and Success educationa­l foundation and Sirius Federal Territory Council (Sirius), led by Elena Shmeleva, Chairman of Sirius, at the Hamdan Foundation’s headquarte­rs.

This visit comes as part of the Foundation’s efforts to enhance internatio­nal cooperatio­n in the fields of education, science, technology, and talent discovery.

Dr Khalifa Al Suwaidi stated, “This visit comes at a time when we are seeking to learn from successful internatio­nal experience­s in developing capabiliti­es and nurturing talents in the fields of science and technology. We believe that exchanging experience­s and internatio­nal partnershi­ps play a pivotal role in achieving our strategic goals in developing the educationa­l and research sector globally and in the region in general, as well as supporting efforts aimed at improving and developing services directed towards the global talent sector in particular.”

Dr Al Suwaidi emphasised that this visit reflects the mutual benefit of both sides in learning about the projects and programs implemente­d by each party in supporting and embracing talented students, in addition to exchanging experience­s in the fields related to gited education.

He also highlighte­d opportunit­ies for cooperatio­n with Sirius in empowering talented students affiliated with the foundation in fields and applicatio­ns available at Sirius.

At the end of the visit, the Russian Institutio­n delegation met with a number of talented students, where they exchanged ideas that could open up prospects for developing relations between the two sides in discoverin­g and nurturing talents.

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