Vietnam Academy Of Social Sciences

Chairman Nguyen Quang Thuan received Israeli delegation


On the morning of June 18, 2019, at the head office of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (Academy), No. 1 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan - President of the Academy received the delegation of Israelis to visit and work at the Academy.

President Nguyen Quang Thuan and Prof. Avishay Braverman

Attending the meeting with Prof. Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan has MA. Nguyen Thanh Ha, Head of the International Cooperation Department; Assoc. Le Phuoc Minh, Director of the Institute of African and Middle East Studies; Dr. Kieu Thanh Nga, Deputy Director of the Institute of African and Middle East Studies; MSc. Pham Thi Kim Hue, Deputy Head of Department of Development Cooperation, Foreign Assistant, Institute of African and Middle East Studies.

On the Israeli side, there is GS. Avishay Braverman, Former Minister of Minority Affairs issues, Chairman of the Finance Committee and Chairman of the Israel State Economic Affairs Committee; Mr. Nadav Eshcar, Israeli Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Vietnam; Mr. Doron Lebovich - Israeli Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam; Ms Shirel Levi - Israeli Deputy Ambassador will replace Mr. Doron in August 2019; Ms. Du Thi Bich Phuong, Interpreter.

At the meeting, on behalf of Leaders of the Academy, Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan expressed his pleasure to welcome Professor. Avishay Braverman and colleagues visited and worked at the Academy; at the same time, an overview of the Academy's structure, functions and tasks. Thereby, the Chairman of the President wishes to promote scientific research cooperation between Vietnam and the countries in Africa and the Middle East in general and between the Academy (Institute of African and Middle East Studies) with the Israeli partners in particular.

In response to the President of the Academy, Prof. Avishay Braverman thanks the warm welcome from the Academy. Professor shared his desire to share his experiences in many years working in different fields to the young generation of Israel and Vietnam. At the same time Prof. Avishay Braverman also expressed admiration for President Ho Chi Minh. He stressed that people, morals and especially Ho Chi Minh's thoughts need to continue to be strongly disseminated not only in Vietnam but also to spread throughout the world.

Overview of meeting

The delegates took souvenir photos at the meeting

The meeting ended well. The two sides expressed their confidence in the Vietnam - Israel cooperation relationship which will be strongly promoted through further promotion of scientific research cooperation between the Academy (Africa and Middle East Research Institute) with Israeli partners through the support of the Israeli Embassy in Vietnam.

                             Hong Nhung

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