Vietnam aims to enhance science and technology cooperation with Brazil

Ambassador of Vietnam to Brazil Bui Van Nghi has emphasised that cooperation in science and technology is one of the priority areas between the two countries.
Đại sứ Bùi Văn Nghị gặp và làm việc với  Bộ trưởng Khoa học, Công nghệ và Đổi mới sáng tạo Brazil.
Ambassador of Vietnam to Brazil Bui Van Nghi (L) shakes hands with Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation Luciana Santos.

During a recent working session with Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation Luciana Santos, the Vietnamese diplomat underlined the necessity of establishing a joint commission on science, technology, and innovation between the two countries to promote bilateral cooperation, saying that Vietnam desires to learn from Brazil's experience in bioethanol technology, agricultural product processing industry, mining, climate change adaptation, and space technology in the near future.

He highly valued Brazil's aviation technology, including narrow-body aircraft produced by Embraer, which are suitable for Vietnam's aviation and tourism transportation demand.

Regarding the historic floods that caused significant human, property, and infrastructure losses in Brazil in recent times, the ambassador emphasised that the Government and people of Vietnam always stand in solidarity with Brazil during this difficult time.

For her part, Minister Luciana Santos said Vietnam has become an attractive destination for foreign enterprises and companies specialising in producing chips and semiconductors, therefore, potential for cooperation between the two countries is enormous.

She expressed her impression for Vietnam's achievements in science and technology after her working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology in November 2023.

Santos affirmed that science, technology, and innovation are among the priorities in Brazil's foreign policy, and her country is making efforts to promote the implementation of agreements signed with Vietnam.

The official revealed that a delegation of Brazilian experts will visit and work with the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam at the end of this month.

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(Source: VNA)