Russia, Vietnam boost economic, science-technology cooperation

(VOV) -Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov is scheduled to attend the 18th session of the Vietnam-Russia Inter-Governmental Committee for Economic, Trade, Scientific and Technological Cooperation on November 25.

The visit is being made at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai and Igor Shuvalov is the co-chairman of the Committee.

The Vietnam-Russia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership has developed rapidly in the areas of politics, economics, trade, investment, energy, national defense, education, training, and culture.

Both sides have promoted high-ranking exchanges and worked closely at international forums including the UN, APEC, and ASEM, and within the framework of ASEAN-Russia cooperation.