On June 22 and July 24, 2013, Indonesian Ambassador for
Kyrgyzstan H.E. Mohamad Asruchin met each with the Rector of Osh State
University Mr. Kanybek Isakov and the rector of Jalalabad State University Mr
Akunjan Abdrasehev to cooperation in education between RI-Kyrgyzstan.
Mr. Kanybek Isakov stated that Osh State University has
more than 30 thousand students from various areas both within and outside
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan as well to make it as the biggest university in
Kyrgyzstan, as population in the southern region of Kyrgyzstan constitutes for
more than 50% of the Kyrgyzstan’s entire population. Osh State University has
applied 4 basic principles in the implementation of instructional activities
that are Integration, Innovation, Investment and Intellectuality. Osh State
University budget of U.S. $ 500 million earned from its own management added by
5% by assistance from the Kyrgyz Central Government.
Administration and management in the education system is
conducted on on-line and transparent system so that all activities including
student assessment are open to all that it lured and attracted many parties’
willingness to establish cooperation with the University including among
others, China, Turkey, the U.S. and Germany. In this regard, the Osh State University
also offered to cooperate with universities in Indonesia. Mr. Isakov promised
to support the cooperation with Indonesia. During the meeting, Ambassador
Asruchin also briefed on Darmasiswa scholarship program for foreign students to
learn the Indonesian language and culture in Indonesia.
Meeting with Jalalabad State University rector, Mr.
Akunjan Abdrasehev discussed much on the situation and conditions in Jalalabad
including the University which is
commemorating its 20th anniversary. Mr Abdrashaev Jalalabad State University
confirmed that the cooperation opportunities are open to various parties
including that of Indonesia. Given the his background as professor in Political
Science, Ambassador suggested that the rector spare his time to give lectures on the development of the Kyrgyzstan
political situation in courses in Indonesia, including that of the Diplomatic
Academy in the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Source : Indonesian
Embassy in Tashkent)