Nazarbayev and Hollande took part in opening ceremony of "Sorbonne-Kazakhstan" university in Almaty
Astana. December 8. KazTAG - Presidents of Kazakhstan and France Nursultan Nazarbayev and Francois Hollande took part in the opening ceremony of Sorbonne University in Almaty, Akorda reports.
"Presidents of Kazakhstan and France took part in the solemn opening ceremony of "Sorbonne-Kazakhstan" university founded on the base of Kazakh national pedagogic university after Abay," reads the message.
According to Nazarbayev without involvement into the world educational space Kazakhstan won't be able to develop new economy based on innovations and skills.
"Education is a development priority in our state. Kazakhstan is targeted on rapprochement to the best world standards. We aspire to give a chance to our young people to get all the knowledge and skills opening the doors to the future. Arrival of world famous universities to us shows that we have chosen the right way," said Nazarbayev.