Azerbaijani, Uzbek art academies sign MoU

The Azerbaijani State Academy of Art and Uzbekistan`s Kamaleddin Behzad National Institute of Arts and Design have signed a memorandum of cooperation in Tashkent.

The document was inked by pro-rector of the Azerbaijani State Academy of Art Salhab Mammadov and rector of the Institute of Arts and Design Hasan Aminov,AzerTag state news agency reported.

The two institutions agreed to develop bilateral cooperation, conduct experience exchange and organize joint festivals and reciprocal visits.

Prior to the signing, a ceremony was held to award Salhab Mammadov, director of the Azerbaijani State Art Museum Chingiz Farzaliyev and pro-rector of the Azerbaijani State Academy of Art Fuad Salayev with diplomas of an honorary professor of the Kamaleddin Behzad National Institute of Arts and Design.

Addressing the event, chairman of Uzbekistan Art Academy Akmal Nuriddinov praised cultural relations between the two countries.

SOURCE: AZER NEWS