Vietnamese, Venezuelan universities foster partnership hinh anh 1At the meeting between the UTM delegation and UNEFA representatives. (Photo: VNA)
Buenos Aires (VNA) – A delegation from the University of Technology and Management (UTM) visited Venezuela from June 6-8 at the invitation of the National Experimental Polytechnic University of the Armed Forces (UNEFA), aiming to seek stronger education and training cooperation with Venezuelan partners.

Welcoming the delegation, UNEFA Rector Sen. Lieut. Gen. Pascualino Angiolillo highlighted the need for the two countries to strengthen cooperation in education to match their sound political relations.

He spoke highly of the UTM delegation’s visit, which contributes to deepening mutual understanding and strengthening education and training cooperation between the UNEFA and UTM, and helping promote the Venezuela-Vietnam friendship and comprehensive partnership.

Vietnamese, Venezuelan universities foster partnership hinh anh 2UTM Principal Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Son (R) and UNEFA Rector Sen. Lieut. Gen. Pascualino Angiolillo sign a letter of intent on cooperation between the two universities. (Photo: VNA)
For his part, UTM Principal Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Son briefed the host on Vietnam's education as well as the sector’s achievements and contributions to national development.

According to the Principal, the quality of Vietnam's education has leaped five places to the 59th position in the international rankings in 2021. Vietnam has one university entering the list of top universities in the world. In terms of tertiary education, Vietnam currently has more than 400 joint training programmes with foreign countries, of which 186 were licenced by autonomous higher education institutions and 222 were licenced by the Ministry of Education and Training.

Son said that after 15 years of establishment and development, the UTM has become one of the leading universities in Vietnam, and is striving to become a multi-faculty university providing high-quality human resources for the domestic and international markets, contributing to the country’s modernisation and industrialisation process.

At the working session, Son and Angiolillo signed a letter of intent on cooperation, focusing on implementing joint education-training progammes and projects, academic exchanges among lecturers and students, and organising joint scientific conferences.

Within the framework of the visit, the UTM delegation worked with a number of universities and research institutes of Venezuela as well as the Venezuela-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, and visited the Vietnamese Embassy./.