Vietnamese students will be the first students to be trained at Russia’s newly opened nuclear training centre in Kaluga province’s Obninsk city.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Bui Dinh Dinh on August 27 attended the opening ceremony of the International Training Centre for Nuclear Specialists in Obninsk city.

Speaking at the ceremony, Ambassador Bui Dinh Dinh affirmed that the traditional relations between Vietnam and Russia have been lifted to a strategic partnership over the recent years. He praised Russia’s enormous contributions to training Vietnamese experts in the country.

He added that with a growing economy, Vietnam needs to develop the energy sector, including nuclear power plants. Dinh said the opening of the centre with its first students from Vietnam is a practical action in implementing agreements reached during Vietnamese high-ranking leaders’s visit to Russia./.