Ambassador of Vietnam Dang Minh Khoi at MGIMO

Ambassador of Vietnam Dang Minh Khoi at MGIMO

22 September 2021

September 22d, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam to Russia Dang Minh Khoi visited the University, meeting with the Rector of MGIMO Anatoly Torkunov.

His Excellency graduated from MGIMO in 1989, keeping warm memories of his student years spent in Moscow. He also praised the quality of training at the University, noting that many MGIMO graduates from Vietnam have excelled in their career, holding high offices in the Vietnamese ministries and agencies and successfully working in private companies.

During the meeting Anatoly Torkunov told the guest about the current development areas of MGIMO, new educational programmes, the upcoming RISA Convention to be held on October 14–16, the ASEAN Center activities, including the academic and research contacts with Vietnamese universities and think tanks. The parties discussed possible broadening of cooperation in education, research and culture.

The meeting was attended by the diplomatic staff of the Vietnamese Embassy, the Vice-Rector for Strategic Development and Chief of the Rector’s Office Artem Malgin, and the Acting Director of the ASEAN Center Ekaterina Koldunova.