Cooperation of JINR Member States of the Eurasian Region discussed in Baku

News, 05 March 2020

On 2 March 2020, an opening ceremony of the Workshop “Prospects of cooperation with Eurasian countries – members of JINR” took place in the Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.

The delegation of the Joint Institute headed by JINR Director Academician V. A. Matveev consisted of FLNP Director V. N. Shvetsov, DLNP Deputy Director D. V. Naumov, Head of the Sector of the LIT Division of Computational Physics V. P. Gerdt, Deputy Head of the Finance & Economy Office M. P. Vasiliev, Deputy Head of the International Cooperation Department A. A. Kotova. Moreover, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in JINR A. Kenzhin and Head of the National Group of the Republic of Uzbekistan in JINR, a DLNP Chief Researcher A. Сh. Inoyatov took part in the event on behalf of JINR.

President of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev headed the party of the Republic of Azerbaijan. ANAS First Vice-President I. S. Guliyev, Plenipotentiary Representative of Azerbaijan in JINR N. T. Mamedov, representatives of various scientific organizations of Azerbaijan also took part in the event.

The meeting was attended by representatives of ministries as well: First Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education G. V. Trubnikov represented the Russian Federation and Deputy Minister of Education F. I. Gurbanov represented the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The aim of the Workshop was to discuss the current status of cooperation between the Joint Institute and the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as ways and opportunities to enhance it. One of the milestones of the Workshop was the signing of a four-lateral agreement on cooperation between the Institute of Physics ANAS, Baku State University, the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.