By Laman Ismayilova
The 10th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management (“ICMSEM 2016”) has opened in Baku.
The International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management has taken place annually since 2007. Azerbaijan is the first CIS country to host the event, Azertac reported.
The conference brings together scientists and specialists from Azerbaijan, China, USA, Russia, Japan and other countries to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of management science and engineering management.
The organizers of the event are the International Society of Management Science and Engineering Management (ISMSEM), Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Communications and High Technologies, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University, Azerbaijan State Economic University as well as Azerbaijan Technical University and Sichuan University of China.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Education Minister Mikayil Jabbarov told about measures taken by the Azerbaijani government to improve education in the country. He informed that as part of the reforms in the last few years, a great number of state-of the-art schools had been constructed in Azerbaijan
The minister also drew the audience`s attention to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He stressed that the part of Azerbaijan`s territory was occupied by Armenia.
President of ANAS Akif Alizade pointed out Azerbaijan`s accomplishments in the fields of science and education, saying all these were possible thanks to President Ilham Aliyev`s successful policy.
Adalat Muradov, rector of Azerbaijan State Economic University told about the university’s activity and international relations.
Member of ANAS Asaf Hajiev and President of the International Society of Management Science and Engineering Management Jiuping Xu expressed confidence that the international conference would contribute to the development of science and education.
Following the opening ceremony the conference heard a number of reports and featured discussions.
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