On November 23, Rector of Riga Technical University (RTU), Academician Leonīds Ribickis, hosted an introductory visit for H.E. Ms Eimear Friel, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ireland to Latvia, in order to get acquainted with activities in studies and research and and outline future development of bilateral cooperation between RTU and Ireland.
Among the issues under consideration, significant importance was given to the cooperation between RTU and Technological University Dublin within the creation process of a uniform European University of Technology. The Ambassador has expressed readiness to participate in the events, conferences and meetings attended by RTU and Irish students and faculty members, aiming to promote Ireland as an excellent higher education and research destination.
The Ambassador was welcomed by the Deputy Rector for International Academic Cooperation and Studies, Professor Igors Tipāns, the Head of the International Projects Unit, Mr Kārlis Valtiņš and the Head of International Cooperation Unit, Mrs. Laura Štāle.