Mrs. Leah M. Basinang-Ruiz, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines in Poland met with prof. dr hab. Eng. Master Mariner Adam Weintrit, Rector of Gdynia Maritime University. UMG was represented by: member of the University Council mgr Sławomir Kalicki, Vice-Rector for Science dr hab. Dariusz Barbucha, prof. UMG and Vice-Rector for Education dr hab. Sambor Guze, prof. UMG.
The possibilities and areas of cooperation between the maritime universities of the Philippines and Poland were discussed during the visit. The Ambassador visited the laboratories of the Maritime University and the history room. University education profiles and prospects for further development are presented. The Ambassador informed about the plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Poland.