VC welcomes envoy as Belarus Education Week beckons

By Sunday Adama
Belarus embassy's visit
Belarus embassy's visit


As the annual Education Week of the Republic of Belarus draws near, representatives of the embassy in Nigeria led by Mr. Sergei Zaitsev have paid a courtesy visit on the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters with a view to formalising the upcoming event.

The courtesy visit took place on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at the headquarters of the university in Jabi, Abuja.

Mr. Zaitsev told his host that the management of NOUN will be informed officially through writing when the date is set.

Responding, the NOUN VC, Prof. Olufemi Peters, while thanking his visitors for the visit, assured them of the university's readiness to host the event when it is formalised.

Republic of Belarus has the tradition of holding an Education Week annually where it showcases the country's world-class education standard and universities to woo prospective students from all over the world.

The meeting was part of efforts to develop the educational cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.