An Egyptian delegation led by the late president's son paid a visit to the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences upon an invitation to mark the 200th anniversary since its establishment. 

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As part of his trip, Abdul Hakim Nasser met with Veniamin Popov, Coordinator of the Russia – Islamic World strategic vision group. They discussed practical issues of cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the two countries. In particular, they arranged for the Egyptian-Russian Culture and Science Foundation to translate into Arabic the recently published Nasser's Pyramid, a book on the late president by Russian diplomat Andrey Baklanov. The publication in Russian was made possible thanks to the Group's efforts.

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The meeting was also attended by Deputy Coordinator Elana Eshba, Group Member and Vice-President of the Institute of Oriental Studies Vitaly Naumkin, and a number of Egyptian diplomats.