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Forum of rectors of universities of Russia and Vietnam held in Hanoi

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Forum of rectors of universities of Russia and Vietnam held in Hanoi


29.05.2019

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The first forum, which united the rectors of higher educational institutions of Russia and Vietnam, is being held in Hanoi, TASS reports. Among its participants are heads of more than sixty universities, 29 from Russia and 35 from Vietnam.

The main goal of the conference is to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the field of science and education, to preserve and develop a single humanitarian space.

The rectors discussed the revitalization of joint educational programs. It is planned to expand the exchange of students and teachers between the universities of both countries.

A dozen documents on cooperation between universities of the two countries were signed at the forum.
 
Russian Ambassador Konstantin Vnukov recalled that the history of bilateral cooperation between Moscow and Hanoi dated back almost a hundred years. It began in the twenties of the last century.

The high-ranking diplomat stressed that mutual trust and friendship always existed between the two countries, and education and training remained among the priority areas.

The ambassador has no doubt that the forum will help further strengthen Russian-Vietnamese relations.

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