Odil Gafarovread bio
Odil Gafarov, born in ancient Samarkand, graduated with a degree in International Relations from the University of World Economics and Diplomacy (UWED) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Being an active representative of his academic society, he obtained considerable work experience in government agencies during his undergraduate years, worked as journalist, taught cadets as a contractor Military English instructor, and was the university National Athletics Team Captain. After graduation, he participated in a number of huge international Oil and Gas projects as a project consultant, and joined Inha University in Tashkent as a Technical English Instructor. At the Yenching Academy he aims to research the Chinese model of economic growth, especially the implementation of New Silk Road Economic Belt Policy and its application to Central Asian business structures. Odil speaks Uzbek, Russian, English and German, writes poems in Russian and Uzbek, and exercises with a daily jog of 10 kilometers. He considers participation in the Yenching Academy as a vital opportunity, which can be a life-changing step towards a brilliant future and career as a diplomat.