The Russian Academy of Sciences is interested in educational development in Vietnam, said Deputy President of the academy, Prof. Vladimir Fedorovich Solinov.
The academician made this statement while visiting the southern province of Vinh Long as part of an education, science and technology cooperation programme in Vietnam.
Prof. Vladimir Fedorovich Solinov said that Russia decided to open a branch academy in Vietnam to be located at Binh Duong University.
The professor is joining a delegation of Binh Duong University to visit Vinh Long province where the university plans to build its branch with facilities for maritime training.
Construction of the Binh Duong-Vinh Long branch is expected to be completed within two years. With the assistance from the Russian Academy of Sciences, the university will train students in ship repairs and as ship captains, for Vietnam and regional countries.