President Sarkissian hosts Dean of Faculty of Journalism at Moscow State University
YEREVAN, MARCH 19, ARMENPRESS. President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian on March 19 hosted Elena Vartanova, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism at the Moscow State University, and Russian Ambassador to Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin, the Presidential Office told Armenpress.
At the meeting President Sarkissian said the Moscow State University is a familiar educational center for him where he had and has many colleagues and friends. The Armenian President informed that during his scientific and teaching activities he had numerous working contacts and mutual visits with his university colleagues.
Armen Sarkissian attached importance to the presence of the Moscow State University in Armenia and highlighted the need to expand the activity of the University’s Yerevan branch, implement joint scientific-educational programs and expand the ties.
Introducing the purpose of the visit Elena Vartanova said she delivered a number of public lectures relating to journalism in the University’s Yerevan branch.
The meeting participants also exchanged views on the future of journalism, the current challenges in the digital technologies era, reliable and professional news, as well as on matters relating to raising the teaching level of journalism.
Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan