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On April 22 2019, Plekhanov University of economics solemnly signed a cooperation agreement with International Association of Islamic business.
Vice-rector for additional education and branches Asali Asaliyev delivered the inaugural address. President of the Association Marat Kabayev and Head of the IAIB office in Moscow and Moscow oblast' Murat Gekhov represented IAIB at the ceremony. President of the society "Russian-Syrian unity" Daud Muhammad and the coach of the MMA champion Habib Nurmagomedov Said Saparov were among the special guests.
The sides highlighted the importance of Islamic finance and international partnership business learning, and discussed the main issues of further cooperation in the field of educational, research and project activity.
After signing the agreement, the guests made a tour around the campus, saw the modern study rooms, museum, library, and the historical sights of the University.
Later the rector Victor Grishin met the guests and negotiated about the joint projects in the near future.
Cooperation between Plekhanov University and International Association of Islamic business will start out with the implementation of the professional retraining "The basics and practice of partnership business", carried out by faculty of business and additional education. Within the program, students will learn the advantages and differences of the Islamic finances from the traditional, the legislative approaches of the Muslim and non-Muslim countries to Islamic finances, which can be used in Russia, etc. The program is planned to be started this September, followed by the new joint programs.