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24.09.2018 09:07
Meeting with the Chairman of the Bulgaria Academy of Sciences

Presidium of ANAS held a meeting with the delegation of the Bulgaria Academy of Sciences (BAS) headed by President, Professor Julian Revalskinion September 24. The BAS delegation are the Deputy Chairman of the BAS, corresponding member Vasil Nikolov, the senior scientific adviser of the institution, Professor Evdokia Pasheva.

At the meeting, the sides exchanged views on cooperation within the framework of EU programs, personnel exchange, implementation of joint projects, as well as cooperation in oil and gas, geology, seismology, archeology, ecology and other priority areas.

President of ANAS, academician Akif Alizadeh informed the guests about the history of the foundation and the main directions of activity of the institution he directed, noted that the academy, established in 1945, made a significant contribution to the development of science, training highly qualified personnel, and economic growth of the republic.

"Today," said Akif Alizade, the academy entered a new stage of development, conducts research in the priority areas of world science and establishes cooperation with the world's leading scientific centers".

Recalling his visit to the Bulgarian capital, A.Alizadeh spoke about the Museum of Paleontology and Historical Geology of Sofia University. St. Clement of Ohrid and noted the expediency of establishing an exchange of experience between this structure and the Museum of Natural History of the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of ANAS.

Informing about ANAS Park of High Technologies academician brought to the attention that Park of High Technologies is successfully working towards the expansion of innovations and high technologies on the basis of modern scientific and technical achievements. The head of ANAS said that, the Institute of Geology and Geophysics conducts important scientific works on the study of volcanoes, and on September 23 this year erupted the mud volcano Otman-Bozdag in the Garadagh district of Baku.

A.Alizadeh noted the historical significance of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea. He said that, this year Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan signed the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea in the city of Aktau, Kazakhstan. ANAS President, noting the importance of this convention for scientists conducting studies in the Caspian Sea, expressed confidence that, this document will make a significant contribution to interdisciplinary research.

Academician Julian Revalski said that, he is the 1st time in Azerbaijan. The scientist, having informed the audience about the organization he directed, noted that 42 scientific institutions are carrying out scientific work in various areas, they have established cooperation relations with a number of scientific centers of the world. He stressed the advisability of joint scientific work of ANAS with the BAS in mathematics, archeology, astrophysics, ecology, information technologies and other spheres. Noting that cooperation between the two academies of science has recently intensified, the chairman of the BAS expressed confidence that work in this direction will continue. In conclusion, a picture was taken for memory.

Meeting were participated by ANAS Vice-President, academician Ibrahim Guliyev, head of the Office of International Relations, Ph.D. in Biology Esmira Alirzaeva, head of the Office of Public Relations and Science Popularization  Zulfugar Farzaliyev.

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