Saturday, March 29, 2014

Belarus, Mongolia mull over student exchange programs

MINSK, 28 March (BelTA) – The House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus plans to adopt a bill on the ratification of the intergovernmental agreement with Mongolia on cooperation in education, BelTA learnt from Deputy Chairperson of the House of Representatives’ permanent commission on education, culture and science Taisa Danilevich.

According to the MP, the agreement envisages an exchange in students and postgraduates in the equivalent number (up to three people) for university studies. The hosting party provides free education and scholarships in the amount set by the national legislation of the country. The countries will agree on such exchanges before 15 May each year. If necessary, students and postgraduates will get paid one-year language courses.

The document envisages an exchange of experience in planning the national education system, the organization of joint conferences, seminars, symposiums and academic competitions. The agreement also foresees an exchange of delegations once in two years to discuss the results and cooperation prospects.

The House of Representatives has earlier received draft laws on the ratification of the agreements with Mongolia on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters, military and technical cooperation, and visa abolition.

No comments:

Post a Comment