Moscow – Karakas: new horizons for cooperation
On the 31st of May, 2013 a delegation of the Bolivarian Republic Venezuela Embassy in the Russian Federation visited the “All-Russian Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM)”. It was led by the Primer secretary of the Embassy, head of science, informatics and technologies department Luis Trocel.
The aim of the visit was an adjustment of relations in the field of scientific-engineering cooperation and consideration of probable directions of interaction.
Deputy General director Denis Grashchenkov and deputy General director Vladislav Antipov, chief of the Testing Center Aleksey Lutsenko, Chief of the department «International cooperation and foreign economic activity» Vladislav Zyryanov and other specialists took part in the negotiations from VIAM
In the course of negotiations Denis Grashchenkov reminded, that « Russia and Venezuela have had long-standing friendly partner relations, which have been confirmed by actual beneficial collaboration on a number of directions».
«Moscow and Karakas intensify interaction in petroleum-gas and industrial sectors, develop a tourism sphere and exchange of scientific knowledge, realize a number of great economic and humanitarian projects», noted Vladislav Antipov.
According to Vladislav Zyryanov, our countries and their authorities are seeking to expand strategic relations, which are based on a stable foundation of venezuelian–russian partnership.
Luis Trocel thanked the Russian side for a cordial receipt and noted, that «Russia and Venezuela may develop many joint projects for a mutual benefit and an important role in this way belongs to russian scientific centers undoubtedly» .
The guests from the South America also visited the exhibition of VIAM, where they were acquainted in detail with general directions of the institute activity, but also with prospects for future.
The activity of the Association of state scientific centers «NAUKA», a president of which is General director of VIAM, academician of RAS Eugene Nikolaevich Kablov, aroused a special interest of the guests, but also the works of VIAM on testing of materials and structures in various climatic zones.