Vietnam Academy Of Social Sciences

President of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences welcomed the President of the Laos Academy of Social Sciences


October 12nd, 2018, at the headquarters of Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), No. 1 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, President of the Academy - Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan welcomed the delegation from Laos Academy of Social Sciences, led by Dr. Sonethanou Thammavong, President of LASS, visited and worked at the Academy.

Attending the meeting with Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan was: Prof.Dr. Dang Nguyen Anh; Dr. Dang Xuan Thanh, Vice President of Academy; MA. Nguyen Thanh Ha, Director of International Cooperation Department; Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Huy Hoang, Director of Institute of Southeast Asian Studies; Dr. Nguyen Thanh Tung, Deputy Director of Personnel and Organization Department.

Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan and Dr. Sonethanou Thammavong at the Academy Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan presented souvenirs to Dr. Sonethanou Thammavong

On behalf of Academic's Leader, Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan expressed his pleasure to welcome the LASS delegation to visit and work at the Academy. At the meeting, he presented an overview of the main structure, functions and research tasks of VASS. The President shared that the Academy is directly involved in the implementation of the Communist Party's XII Congress document as well as has been carrying out several research cooperation projects between three countries Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia. He hoped that with the available cooperation on common research issues related to the social sciences development, issues related to green transition for energy security, water resources security or cooperation issues tripartite in new context; Both sides would be able to discuss more deeply the content of research issues in the upcoming International Conference on 15th and 16th October 2018 in Ha Long - Quang Ninh. Thereby, find out opportunities for cooperation and development.

Panoramic meeting

In response to VASS’s President, Dr. Sonethanou Thammavong expressed his pleasure and sincerely thanks for the warm welcome from Academy and wished to continue to receive the support of VASS on issues related to cooperation in research, training, consultation on development policy, international integration and cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.

At the end of the meeting, Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan thanked the LASS delegation for their visit and work. He hoped that after the workshop in Ha Long - Quang Ninh, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Laos Academy of Social Sciences would have more useful working sessions and opportunities for cooperation to successfully implement collaborative projects of mutual interest.

Pham Vinh Ha




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