Azeri president receives outstanding Russian ophthalmologists

Politics Materials 9 June 2006 16:54 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received on 9 June the world famous ophthalmologists, full members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Arkadiy Nesterov and Alevtin Brovkin, Trend reports.

Russian ophthalmologists arrived in Azerbaijan with respect to participate in the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Scientific-Research Institute of Eye Diseases named after Acad. Zarifa Aliyeva.

During the talks the Russian doctors reminded of the period when they worked together with Aliyeva, carried out joint projects and prepared valuable scientific works, Nesterov and Brovkin appreciated Aliyevas merits in the development of ophthalmology.

The head of state spoke about the development of medical science in the country, including the sate care of ophthalmology.