President Raul Khadzhimba congratulated the Rector of the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics Igor Maksimtsev, the academic and teaching staff, students and postgraduate students of the University on its 85th anniversary.
The congratulatory telegram, in particular, states:
"Your University makes a significant contribution to the development of Russian science. It is one of the biggest and best centres of the state's economic education.
We value the ties of friendship and cooperation, which have been established between the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and the Abkhazian State University. We are grateful to you, dear Igor Anatolyevich, for your active personal involvement in the task of strengthening not only international cooperation, but also the Abkhazian-Russian relations generally".