MGIMO attaches importance to cooperation with Vietnam

Wednesday, 27/03/2024 14:45
Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Dang Minh Khoi has recently met Professor and Academician A.V. Torkunov, Rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), at the headquarters of the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia.

Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi with Professor and Academician A.V. Torkunov and delegations (Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in Russia)

Speaking at the meeting, Ambassador Khoi congratulated the leaders, lecturers and students of MGIMO Academy on their achievements over the past 80 years; and thanked the institute for training hundreds of officials, especially diplomatic officials for Vietnam over the past half century, contributing to strengthening the traditional friendship and cooperation between the two nations.

Professor, Academician A.V. Torkunov expressed his emotion at the feelings that Vietnamese alumni, including Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi, always have for the institute and affirmed that Vietnamese students are an important part of the development history of the institute.

He said that MGIMO attaches importance to cooperation with Vietnam and wishes to expand relations with Vietnamese universities, including the exchange of lecturers and students. The institute is ready to continue to support Vietnam in training high-quality human resources in traditional training fields, as well as new fields of digital transformation management and supply chain.

In addition, the two sides also agreed to coordinate to organize exchanges and friendship activities in the coming time such as Vietnam Day at MGIMO and Vietnamese Language Festival, contributing to promoting and introducing the country, people and culture and customs of Vietnam to local friends.

On this occasion, Ambassador Khoi also introduced and presented to the institute the book “Building and developing a comprehensive, modern Vietnamese foreign policy and diplomacy, imbued with the identity of ‘Vietnamese bamboo’” by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

The Ambassador expressed his confidence that the book will be a useful document for lecturers and students of the institute in the process of researching Vietnam and Vietnam's foreign policy./.