The first event dedicated to INOCAST Project implementation was held in Tashkent on March 11th and 12th,2014. It was kick off Meeting hosted by University of World Economy and Diplomacy - UWED (Uzbekistan).
Within the frame of this remarkable event all INOCAST partners were able to gather and discuss the project objectives, work plan, financial and legal issues related to project realization. Working sessions dedicated to work packages were arranged by EU partners for clarification of further steps in project lifecycle. It was the starting point for the project to come into force. Moreover, each partner made a presentation of his/her institution potential for successful INOCAST inculcation.
Kick off Meeting started with the welcome speech of UWED Rector, Mr. Nodir Jumaev who greeted all the participants and spoke about the importance of INOCAST project implementation for all Central Asian partners´ development. Other significant speeches were made by Mr. Usmanov, Deputy Minister (Uzbekistan), Ms. Aziza Abdurakhmanova, Director of National Tempus Office in Uzbekistan, Dr. Piera, INOCAST Project Coordinator (Spain) and Xavier Leal, INOCAST Project Manager (Spain).
The event was well-planned and well-organized by the hosting university. All the participants could enjoy Uzbekistan hospitality and appreciated it a lot.
“A good beginning makes a good ending” says one famous proverb. So, due to the fruitful cooperation that was initiated during the Kick off Meeting, INOCAST project is destined to success!