Baltinfo:Putin: The University of Mines is one of the best in terms of its technical facilities and its level of expert training
July, 16, 2013. 16:40
Putin: The University of Mines is one of the best in terms of its technical facilities and its level of expert training
Saint-Petersburg, July, 16. The RF President Vladimir Putin at the meeting with participants of the expedition “Gogland-2013” appraised the National Mineral Resources University the Kremlin press office informs.
The meeting with expedition participants was held the day before within the framework of the visit to Gogland Island in the Gulf of Finland.
“This specialized institute is outstanding! I believe it is one of the best in the world. The St. Petersburg University of Mines. It truly is one of the best in the world, in terms of its technical facilities and its level of expert training. So we do have something to be proud of”, - said the President mentioning his meeting with the Rector of the university Vladimir Litvinenko.
The previous day the President visited the Gogland Island in the Gulf of Finland and attended the presentation of RGS’ Russia’s Marine Glory project and its deep-water research programme and talked with students-archeologists.
During his trip Mr. Putin visited an RGS student archaeological field camp where he talked with Gogland-2013 expedition participants a joint project between Russian Geographical Society the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute for the History of Material Culture.