Russian Deputy PM D.N. Chernyshenko visits Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Chernyshenko visited the Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) and met its leader, lecturers and students on April 7.
|Russian Deputy PM visits Vietnam National University, Hanoi. (Photo: vnu.edu.vn)
On the occasion, Chernyshenko expressed his delight at the university’s experience and prestige in teaching the Russian language, long-term cooperation with many Russian universities, and organisation of many historical and cultural exchange events between the two countries.
Agreeing with VNU President Le Quan on the construction of a Russian cultural, scientific and technological space or friendship square at VNU, the Deputy PM hoped that the Vietnamese university would further strengthen cooperation with a number of Russian peers such as the Moscow Aviation Institute and Moscow Power Engineering Institute to form an association of Vietnam-Russia technical universities to carry out sci-tech cooperation and transfer activities.
Meeting with lectures and students at the Russian language and culture faculty of VNU’s school of foreign languages and Russian students learning Vietnamese at the university, he said collaboration in teaching Russian is very important and is the foundation for the development of the Russia-Vietnam relations.
Each year, the Russian Government granted 1,000 scholarships for Vietnamese citizens to study in the country. Currently, nearly 3,000 Vietnamese citizens are studying at Russian schools under an agreement between the two governments.
Earlier, at the 24th meeting of the Vietnam-Russia Inter-Governmental Committee on Economic, Trade and Scientific-Technological Cooperation in Hanoi on April 6, a tripartite cooperation pact serving AI development research was signed by representatives of VNU and Russia’s Far Eastern Federal University and Sberbank under the witness of Chernyshenko and Vietnamese Deputy PM Tran Hong Ha.