Association of International Students in Legislative Assembly of Penza Region

25 september 2018 

September,20 representatives of the Association of International Students visited the Legislative Assembly of Penza Region. The program of the event included a tour of the historic building, a parliamentary lesson, as well as a meeting with the deputies. Zhenishbek Uulu Argen, a PenzGTU student from Kirgizia, was among the guests from 12 countries. 

A meeting with Valeriy Lidin, the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly, was organized for the participants, they also learned about the history of parliamentarism in our country, about the structure and functions of executive and legislative power in Russia and our region. 

“Our historical building is annually visited by about two thousand guests from all over the world and regions of Russia. During the meeting our deputies and young parliamentarians will be happy to discuss joint initiatives. Our doors are always open, greeted the international guests the speaker of the regional parliament. 

The representatives of the Association of International Students discussed their interaction with the Youth Parliament, their prospective joint projects and events. Vladimir Polukarov, the Vice-Speaker, pointed out that it is necessary to establish interpersonal and business interaction in order to strengthen international relations. 

Today the Association of International Students brings together about 89,000 foreign citizens from 162 countries who study in educational institutions of the Russian Federation. Penza regional branch of the Association of International Students represents interests of over 2500 foreign students studying in Penza universities.

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