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Bringing Israeli and Uzbek scientists together

On October 6, the first Uzbek-Israeli scientific conference will take place in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. The conference, entitled Contemporary Problems in Mathematics and Physics, will bring together more than 60 scientists from the two countries.
Prof. Yakubov and Prof. Sadullaev
Prof. Eduard Yakubov, president of HIT, and Prof. Azimbay Sadullaev of NUUz (The National University of Uzbekistan)
The opening remarks at the conference will be made by Inomjon Majidov, Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and Eduard Shapira, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Uzbekistan. The conference is the result of joint efforts by the National University of Uzbekistan (NUUz) and the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT).
It is an important step toward broadening mutual cooperation in science and technology, especially in IT, biotechnology, data science, as well as an exchange between students and lecturersand collaborative scientific projects.

The conference was made possible due to the long-standing friendship and collaboration between Prof. Eduard Yakubov, president of HIT, and Prof. Azimbay Sadullaev of  NUUz. In June, Prof. Sadullaev visited Israel, gave a lecture at HIT and made a pilgrimage to Al-Aksa Mosque. "Israel is very close to our hearts,” he said. “Many Uzbeks have friends and former colleagues in Israel. We are well aware of Israeli hi-tech and are interested in broadening cooperation with it."

Prof.Yakubov stated, "Israel is beginning to discover the tremendous opportunities in cooperating with Uzbekistan, and we are glad to pave the way toward it."
During the Israeli scientific delegation’s visit to Tashkent for the conference- signing of a cooperation agreement with the Tashkent University of Information Technology is expected to take place.