14th session of the General Assembly of IICAS
On March 10, 2020, in the conference hall of the State Museum of the History of the Timurids in Tashkent, the next 14th session of the General Assembly of IICAS was held attended by representatives of most of the Member States of IICAS.
During the meeting under the guidance of the Session President Saidafzal Mallakhanov, the Acting Secretary-General of the National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan for UNESCO, the report on the budget and the projects completed in 2018-2019 was made by the Director of IICAS. The basic financial indicators of the activity of IICAS were analyzed, positive dynamics was noted. Special attention was given to the approval of the scientific program of the institute for the years 2020-2021.
The state of affairs on obtaining the status of the organization in official partnership with UNESCO and establishing a branch office in The Republic of Kazakhstan was reported to the participants of the session. Representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey expressed their interest in opening IICAS branch offices in their respective countries.
At the conclusion of the General Assembly, discussions on various issues continued informally over a cup of coffee.