The Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) held a press briefing in Hanoi on October 31 to announce the outcomes and prospects of the Vietnam – Russia trade, scientific and technological cooperation in agriculture, energy and industry.

The event was held on the occasion of a Russian delegation’s visit to Vietnam from October 28 – November 2 to boost the Vietnam - Russia comprehensive strategic partnership.

Strozaeva Lubov Viktorovna from the Russian State Duma’s Centre for Strategic Cooperation said the delegation brought along a number of initiatives and inventions, which will be applied in Vietnam’s industry, science and technology in the coming time.

Meetings between the two sides during the visit also defined the way forward of cooperation in the future.

The Russian side said they hope an archive centre within the RCSC will be promptly built to serve as a bridge for the two countries’ cooperation.

According to the Director of the Institute of Applied Physics and Scientific Instrument, Dr. Nguyen Trong Tinh, a seminar with the participation of former Soviet countries is slated for the end of 2013 to promote hi-tech cooperation between Russia and Vietnam.-VNA