Bishkek, March 29 / Kabar /. Speaker of Kyrgyz Parliament Chynybay Tursunbekov was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of the Russian State University named after Herzen, the press service of the Kyrgyz Parliament reports.
Expressing gratitude to the Academic Council and the staff of the university, Chynybai Tursunbekov congratulated on the 220th anniversary of the university. "It is a great honor for me to receive the title of Honorary Professor of the most prestigious educational institution in Russia," he said.
Tursunbekov stressed that Russia is a strategic partner of Kyrgyzstan. "Kyrgyz-Russian cooperation is dynamically developing thanks to fruitful partnership in many areas. In particular, Kyrgyzstan is interested in building up interaction with the Russian side in the field of education. Our education systems have a single historical root, although today they are significantly different from the one that was about 30 years ago," he said.
The delegation of the Jogorku Kenesh headed by Chynybai Tursunbekov is visiting St. Petersburg within the framework of the jubilee sessions of the IPA CIS and the CSTO PA.