RTU Receives The Visit from The President Of The 76th Session Of The United Nations General Assembly

On 21 July 2022, the President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, paid a visit to RTU, holding a meeting with the management and visiting the Innovative Product Development Unit, Fiber Optical transmission systems laboratory and Water Research and Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory.  

Rector Leonīds Ribickis emphasized, that RTU, as a higher education and research institution, has prioritized the achievement of several UN Sustainable Development Goals in its strategy, that are in line with University’s research platforms. 

Vice-Rector for Research Tālis Juhna highlighted the importance of RTU strategic foundations – studies, science and innovations, which fosters the commercialization of products developed by scientists. He stressed the involvement of students in the creation of prototypes of innovative products: “We give students the freedom to dream”, making a point of the need to encourage young people to develop innovation that give a significant contribution to the national economy.