The British Ambassador to Turkmenistan, Mr. Hugh Philpott, hosted a reunion at his residence Chevening Scholarship ProgramThe UK has a new program that supports free education for young people in the UK, with Fulbright, Muskie, and John Smith Trust Fellowships alumni. The guests also celebrated St. Andrew's Day together, who is considered the patron saint of Scotland.
As the British Ambassador noted, More than 80 young people from Turkmenistan participated in the Chevening program, and were able to study at well-known British universities. Mr. Philpott also emphasized that the meeting of participants in the various programs would help them exchange experiences and make connections for future collaboration.
V. Malikguliev, a graduate of Chevening and Cambridge University, told guests about running a profitable and responsible business, and CSD Ambassador N. Chemaeva spoke about climate change.
The participants of the meeting were introduced to the the new deputy chief of mission, John Hamilton and his wife Maxine Jones. Mr. Hamilton shared his Chevening experience and the importance of St. Andrew's Day in Scotland.
Source: Facebook page of the British Embassy in Ashgabat