The delegation led by Chairman of the State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, currently in the Russian Federation, visited the Kazan Federal University in Kazan of the Republic of Tatarstan yesterday morning.
They were welcomed by Pro-Rector Mr Timirkhan Alishev and officials who conducted the Senior General and party round the university, meeting halls, lecture halls, the convocation hall and display of documentary photos on professors and outstanding persons of the university. The Senior General asked what he wanted to know.
At the hall, the Pro-Rector briefed the Senior General on a brief history of the university, formation of academic departments, lecturing of subjects, food and accommodation for students, and admission of foreign students. The Senior General asked for further information.
The Senior General and the Pro-Rector exchanged gifts, and the delegation went round in the university.
The Kazan Federal University was established as an imperial Kazan in 1804. Renowned astrologist Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky discharged his duty as Rector from 1837 to 1876. It was famous for finding organic chemistry and Electron Spin Resonance. The university was upgraded to the federal level in 2011, and it was involved in the 18 universities of Project 5-100 held by the Russian government. The university especially gives biomedical science, pharmacy, oil refinery and production, communications and aerospace technology, and social science. In 2020, the university admitted more than 10,000 foreign students.
Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, wife of the Senior General, together with outstanding award winner male and female officers, visited significant places in Kazan.—MNA