On May 20, 2019 , a seminar was held with the participation of professors and teachers at Kyrgyz-Turkish University Manas University

on the topic: "Strategic interests in Saudi Arabia in Central Asia: problems and prospects".It was  held by a 2nd year doctoral student Mustafayev Baurzhan who studies at the department of International Relations of the  Eurasian National University. L.N. Gumilyov. The seminar toom place with the support of the Center for the Study of Central Asia.

 The seminar was devoted to the discussion of the main provisions of the dissertation research of the doctoral student on the topic “Strategic interests in Saudi Arabia in Central Asia: problems and prospects”

During the seminar, the participants were acquainted with the purpose and objectives of the internship of the doctoral student at ENU. L.N. Gumilev, who arrived at the Manas KTU on April 25 of this year to undergo a foreign scientific internship as part of the educational process of his university and based on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Eurasian National University. L.N.Gumilev and KTU "Manas" from April 7, 2017.

Mustafaev Baurzhan, in his speech, showed the objective prerequisites and theoretical foundations of the analysis of the interaction of Saudi Arabia with the CAR countries, explained the historical, geographical, geopolitical prerequisites for the establishment and development of relations between Saudi Arabia and the countries of the Central Asian region. He also briefly reviewed the factors that determine the areas of cooperation of the studied countries in the field of economy, trade, transport, culture.

In conclusion, the participants of the seminar discussed issues on the theoretical and practical part of the research of the doctoral candidate and held consultations on the above topic.