The President of the Republic of Tatarstan visited Gubkin University
On 10 April 2021, a delegation of the Republic of Tatarstan led by Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, paid a working visit to Gubkin University.
During the meeting, Mr. Viktor Martynov, Rector of Gubkin University, acquainted the visitors with the important infrastructure facilities and simulators available at the University, and spoke about the specifics of training in the oil and gas industry. In addition, an agreement was concluded between the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan and Gubkin University, which will enable to enrich the best traditions of Russian higher education, contribute to the creation of breakthrough technologies for sustainable technological development of the Republic of Tatarstan and the country as a whole. The partnership aims at the implementation of joint projects and full cooperation in educational, research and interregional initiatives.
As part of the working visit, Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov also attended a lecture that was held in the auditorium of PJSC TATNEFT. At the lecture, students were able to ask questions regarding the prospects for the development of cooperation between Gubkin University and Innopolis University, employment in oil and gas companies of the Republic of Tatarstan, joint initiatives in educational and scientific fields.
“We are glad to welcome our friends from the Republic of Tatarstan at Gubkin University. Strong and friendly ties have long been strengthened between us. Many of our students and graduates work in companies of the Republic of Tatarstan and the government. Our partnership has a long and fruitful history. We hope that the joint plans that we are making today will come true, and in the years ahead will help to ensure the development and prosperity of the Republic of Tatarstan and our university,” said Mr. Viktor Martynov, Rector of Gubkin University.
“It is very pleasant to meet our colleagues from Gubkin University again. We do have very close and friendly ties. I should note that your university is a real talent foundry, and not only in the oil and gas sector. The diploma of Gubkin University is a unique quality mark, which speaks of the highest quality of education and the ability of graduates to adapt and be ready for the challenges that we face today. It is very important that much attention is paid to the development of new technologies, which allows us to train specialists who can be competitive in any market,” noted Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan.