VGP – A Vietnamese delegation led by President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology Chau Van Minh is on a working visit to Laos from May 21-25.
The delegation held talks with a delegation from the Lao Ministry of Science and Technology, led by Minister Boviengkham Vongdala, on May 21.
The two sides reviewed the results of cooperative activities in science – technology, agreed on cooperation directions in fields of common concern, including strengthening research capacity, helping Laos in scientific and technological application, setting up socio-economic development planning for some Lao provinces as well as cooperating in disaster prevention, climate change adaptation and sustainable use of natural resources.
They also exchanged information on biological, information, environmental and space technologies and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on science cooperation under which both sides will promote joint research projects, co-organize training courses, conferences and seminars, support each other in human resources, capacity building and other common issues.
By Thuy Dung