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Indian cultural center opened in FEFU

On the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), the grand opening of the Center named after Mahatmas of Gandhi.

The founding partners of the Center are FEFU, The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation (NJKF, India) and The Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF, India). The event is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, which is celebrated this year. According to the organizers, the cultural center will contribute to further study of the world heritage of Mahatma Gandhi.

As Shiv Vikram Khemka, Executive Chairman of The Global Education & Leadership Foundation, noted: “We are very pleased that we are opening the Center named after him with the Far Eastern Federal University. Mahatma Gandhi at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum, the main guest of which was the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. I hope that the Center will become a source of inspiration not only for the FEFU student community, but also for youth throughout Russia and abroad. ”

“We open the Center in the year of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi in the Youth Pavilion, since youth is the main engine of the Far East. I am sure that the Center will actively develop and become a platform for interesting research, ”said Nikita Anisimov, FEFU Rector.

The ceremony was attended by honored guests, among whom were noted the Ambassador of the Republic of India to Russia D. B. Venkatesh Varma and the Director General of the Far East Investment Promotion and Export Support Agency Leonid Petukhov.

Our Agency contributed to the opening of the center. This is the result of a great joint work of Russian and Indian partners following the results of a round table in June in New Delhi on issues of Russian-Indian cooperation in the field of education, ”said Leonid Petukhov.

It should be noted that on September 4-5, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Narendra Modi, became the main guest of the Eastern Economic Forum.

Information provided by the press service of the Far East Investment Promotion and Export Support Agency




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