On February 19, 2019, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Masud Khalifazoda met with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement - professor Alexandra Hughes, Director - Global, Recruitment & Admissions - Adrian Dutch and Head of Transnational Education of the University of Westminster - Stephen Wallis.
During the meeting the sides discussed the issues related to the possibility of signing a cooperation agreement, adoption and implementation of joint programs between universities of both countries, exchange of visits of representatives of the relevant agencies, providing the scholarships for Tajikistan and other issues of mutual interests. At the same time, the books of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon have been presented by the Embassy to the collection of the University of Westminster.
The University of Westminster is one of the historical universities in the United Kingdom which was founded initially as the Royal Polytechnic Institution in 1838 and awarded the university status in 1992. The university consists of 7 faculties and other educational institutions with a total of 45 departments.