Vietnamese scientists have joined their foreign colleagues at the 25th
Rencontres de Blois on Particle Physics and Cosmology held in France
’s central city of Blois from May 26-31.
the chair of Professor Jean Tran Thanh Van, President of the Rencontres
Association of Vietnam (Rencontres du Vietnam) in France, 144
academicians and scientists from 27 countries and territories worldwide,
heard scientific reports covering different themes, from applied
physics, astronomy to biology.
They were also introduced to a
project to build an 18.4-hectare interdisciplinary science and education
centre in Quy Nhon city, central Khanh Hoa province, which targets
young scientists in Vietnam .
Talking with the
Paris-based Vietnam News Agency correspondent, Vietnamese Ambassador to
France Duong Chi Dung said the Blois meeting is a valuable venue for
Vietnamese and international scientists to meet, exchange experience,
and promote cooperation.
On this occasion, the
diplomat worked with Blois’ Governor Marc Gricourt and Deputy
Governor in charge of housing Odile Soules.
The two sides agreed
to further cooperation between the city and Vietnam’s central
province of Thua Thien-Hue in cultural heritage preservation and
environmental protection, as well as coordinate to organise the
Vietnamese Day in Blois and a series of activities to celebrate the
40th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties and establish the
Vietnam-France strategic partnership.
Dung also visited the Val de Loire National Engineering
University, where 25 Vietnamese students are studying, and had a
meeting with the overseas Vietnamese community in Blois city.-VNA