Russia and Zimbabwe, on Monday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in training and skills development in the field of nuclear energy in the Republic of Zimbabwe.

The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the XII ATOMEXPO-2022 International Forum currently ongoing in Sochi, Russia.

Mr. Alexey Likhachev, Director General of the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, initialed on behalf of Russia while Honourable Amon Murwira, Minister for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development of the Republic of Zimbabwe, signed on behalf of his country.

The documents are creating solid framework conditions for cooperation in this key area for the development of the Zimbabwean programme of peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

In particular, specific steps are envisaged to train human resources for the Zimbabwean nuclear industry.

Efforts would be made to develop interaction between specialised educational institutions, including the organisation of joint short-term programmes, teacher training, the development of educational and scientific literature and student exchange




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