On October 4-5, 2019, the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (IAAR) in Turkestan hosted the "III Central Asian International Forum on Quality Assurance in Education."

The Forum was attended by deputies of the Senate and the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Vice Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Karinova Sholpan Tanatovna, Vice Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan - Davlatzoda Sayfiddin Khayridin, representatives of the Ministries of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Uzbekistan, Russian Federation, heads of international European networks for quality assurance of higher education, foreign accreditation bodies, educational organizations from more than 20 countries of the world (Belgium, Hungary, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Turkey, Latvia, Moldova, Egypt, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and others), the Association of universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan and more than 30 rectors of Kazakhstan and foreign universities, students and employers.

Director of the IAAR Zhumagulova A.B. opened the Plenary session and made a presentation. At the opening of the Plenary session a welcoming address to the participants of the Forum on behalf of the Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Nazarbayeva Dariga Nursultanovna, was delivered by a deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

A welcome address on behalf of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Aymagambetov Askhat Kanatovich, was delivered by Karinova Sholpan Tanatovna, the Vice Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

                                                                                                     

Vice-Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan - Davlatzoda Sayfiddin Khayridin read out a greeting to the participants of the Forum on behalf of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan - Said Nuriddin Saidovich.                                                                                             

On behalf of the Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, Isakov Kanybek Abduvasitovich, a delegation from Kyrgyzstan made a welcoming address.

                                                                                                     

The annual Central Asian International Forum on Quality Assurance in Education held by the IAAR attracts a large number of government officials, representatives of the academic and professional community. The Forum is gaining more and more popularity every year, so in 2017, more than 400 people took part in the Forum in Almaty, and 500 people in Nur-Sultan in 2018.