DUSHANBE -- The US embassy in Tajikistan is set to host an education fair at the Tajik State University of Commerce in Dushanbe November 12, to commemorate International Education Week, according to an embassy statement Wednesday (November 7).
International Education Week is held November 12-16 around the world to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.
A wide range of educational organisations, including American Councils, EducationUSA and American Spaces, will present their programmes and answer questions from attendees during the event in Dushanbe.
Such programmes "are critical to developing mutual understanding and respect between countries", according to the embassy.
"This joint initiative of the US Department of State and the US Department of Education is part of an effort to both prepare Americans for a global environment as well as attract future leaders from countries around the world to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States," the embassy said.