On December, 21st MPGU delegation headed by Rector A. Lubkov visited the Armenian State Pedagogical University n. a. Khachatur Abovyan (AGPU). As a result of the visit A. Lubkov and R. Mirzakhanyan signed an agreement of cooperation between MPGU and AGPU. During the official ceremony A. Lubkov was also awarded the title of AGPU Professor Emeritus. In his acceptance speech MPGU Rector emphasized that he is determined to contribute to the development of educational partnership between both universities and hopes that the signed agreement would offer new perspectives for Armenian and Russian students and teachers.
The award ceremony was followed by the round table talk “Soviet Polity: Yesterday and Today” organized as part of the project “Armenia 1920-1991”. At the table talk A. Lubkov gave a speech “Teacher of the 21st Century: Challenges of our Era”. The visit ended with the excursion to AGPU History Museum.