A delegation of Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training, led by its Minister Pham Vu Luan, had a working visit to Russia on October 3-4.
At the meeting with Russian Education and Science Minister, Livanov Dmitry Victorovich, the two sides reviewed progress achieved and agreed on further boosting Russia's cooperation in helping to train students in Vietnam with the growing numbers, focusing and strengthening personnel training for nuclear energy, accelerating the establishment of the University of Vietnam - Russia and further development of the Russian language and promoting Russian culture in Vietnam.
Russia also pledged to award 1000 scholarships for Vietnamese students in 2018.
At another meeting, Larisa Efremova, Deputy Director of the Department for International Cooperation of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science confirmed the tremendous support for activities related to cooperative relations with Vietnam. She added the ministry will hold additional meetings with rectors of Vietnamese universities and high schools to lift the two countries' cooperation to a new level.
Within the framework of the working visit, the Vietnamese delegation also visited Moscow State Automobile & Road Technical University (MADI)-one of the oldest universities in Russia.
At the event, Vietnamese Minister of Education and Training Pham Vu Luan received the title of Honorary Doctor of MADI for his significant contribution to boosting educational cooperation among universities of the two countries.
On this occasion, the Vietnamese guests also attended an international exhibition on education and training in Moscow and met with their Russian colleagues.