ASOIU Alumni & Friends Association officially registered in Angola
The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Republic of Angola approved on October 10, 2017, the Regulation of the Alumni & Friends Association of Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University. It is worth noting that 65 Angolans graduated from ASOIU named as Azerbaijan Oil and Chemistry Institute back then. Among them is Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been the president of Angola for 38 years. The Association is the first and only entity established in the Republic of Angola, which brings together alumni of foreign countries. Some objectives of the organization are to preserve and develop relations with ASOIU, implement joint projects in different directions in Azerbaijan and Angola, as well as enable Angolan youth to receive higher education at ASOIU.
Moreover, the Association has declared the establishment of partnership relations with educational institutions, state and private entities in the oil and mining sector of Angola, Azerbaijan and other countries as one of its main goals. The activities of the Association are guided by principles of democracy, freedom, solidarity, mutual respect and equality. The presentation ceremony regarding the official commencement of the activity of the Association is planned to be held soon.