Assad's son in Romania for the International Math Olympiad

Assad's son in Romania for the International Math Olympiad
This year's edition of the International Math Olympiad (IMO) in Romania, planned to take place in Cluj-Napoca on July 3-14 will have a special "guest"; the son of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

Young Hafez al-Assad will participate in the event with local authorities telling NewsTeam agency "that they are prepared to ensure the security of Hafez al-Assad, who will be guarded by bodyguards during his stay in Romania", romania-insider.com reads.

The 2018 International Math Olympiad, the 59th such organisation, is expected to attract more than 1 000 participants, "700 of them students, from 120 countries."

The total amount for this year's event is said to be more than 1 million euros

The event was first launched in Romania in 1959 .... / IBNA

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