Meeting of the General Director of RACUS organization, A. Nutsalov, with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Angola to the Russian Federation, Mr. Augusto da Silva Cunha
On June 19, 2023, at the central office of RAСUS organization, Saint Petersburg, the General Director of RACUS organization, Mr. Avbakar Nutsalov, hosted a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Angola to the Russian Federation, Mr. Augusto da Silva Cunha. The following representatives from Angola took part in the meeting: Ambassador Augusto da Silva Cunha, Honorary Consul of Angola in Saint Petersburg, Mr. Viktor Budny, and the Angolan Embassy staff. RACUS organization was represented by the General Director, A. Nutsalov, and managers of the Department of Africa.The parties discussed working issues on cooperation and expansion of ties between RACUS organization and the Embassy of Angola, between higher educational institutions of Russia belonging to the RACUS group and the universities of Angola. The parties discussed in detail the issues of the educational process of Angolan citizens in Russian universities belonging to the RACUS group and solutions to crucial questions of students' training and everyday life. At the meeting, Mr. Nutsalov informed Mr. Augusto da Silva Cunha about the RACUS organization's plans for implementation in Angola in 2024: holding the educational exhibition "Education in Russia - 2024" in Luanda; participation in international educational exhibitions held in Angola under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education; and meeting with the administration of the leading universities of Angola for the coordination and further signing of cooperation agreements with Russian universities of the RACUS group. During the meeting, the parties also raised the issue of the Angolan side's participation at the upcoming "Russia-Africa" summit, which will be held in Saint Petersburg on July 26–29, 2023. RACUS organization expressed to Mr. Ambassador a desire to organize a meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Higher Education of Angola within the "Russia-Africa" summit. The parties also discussed other issues of mutual interest. The meeting was held in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Both parties agreed to maintain and expand contacts for a closer and fruitful partnership.