Raul Khadjimba congratulated director of the Institution of oriental studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vitaliy Naumkin on his 70th birthday.
The text of the congratulatory telegram, in particular, says:
"A major historian orientalist, the doctor of historical studies, professor, corresponding member of RAS, director of the Institution of oriental studies of RAS, you make an enormous contribution to studying the burning problems of oriental studies and to the development of Russian humanitarian sciences.
The leadership of Abkhazia is thankful to you and your colleagues for the support of scientific relations of the scientists of AbIGI (Abkhazian Institution of Humanitarian Studies) n.a. D.I. Guliya, with the academian and expert circles of our country".