Canadian Minister visits Baku State University
Reza Moridi, Ontario's Minister of Research and Innovation has visited Baku State University. BSU rector Abel Maharramov briefed the gest on the activities of BSU, its international relations, particularly with Canadian universities.
Minister Reza Moridi, in turn, expressed the interest in developing relations between Baku State University and Ontario universities. The meeting also involved discussion of issues of mutual interest, in particular innovation related directions of science.
Reza Moridi is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 2007 to represent the riding of Richmond Hill. He serves as a cabinet minister in the government of Kathleen Wynne. He is the first Iranian-Canadian elected to a provincial legislature in Canada.