During the visit the Head of State inspected the new building of the medical school, which fully meets the modern requirements of industry-specific training.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has also had a meeting with students and teachers.
During the meeting, the President of Kazakhstan noted that at the present time the world is at the cutting edge of scientific progress in medicine and biology.
- Teaching level and equipment at the new medical school can be compared with the best world universities. So I am expecting great breakthroughs form you. Your research, laboratory capacity, and scientific potential of the lecturers allow you to find new methods for treating the most difficult diseases and prolong life. The School has been established as the main basic school, which will lead the rest of the universities, the Head of State said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev also stressed that in the XXI century medicine and biology come to the fore along with information technology.
- All fundamentals are interrelated and a lot of discoveries occur at their joint. Science must progress within these walls, and we need versatile scientists, the President of Kazakhstan said.
In conclusion, the Head of State congratulated everybody with the opening of the educational institution’s new building and wished success in achieving their goals.
The School of Medicine building has 9 floors with a total area 39 825 sq m., which houses research and teaching laboratories, a simulation center, an anatomical laboratory, lecture halls and rooms for group study, a library, a dining room and the office space.