Addis Ababa June 22/2017 Ethiopia and Russia have signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in science and technology, according to the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
State Minister of Science and Technology, Afework Kassu, who is in Moscow leading the Ethiopian delegation, signed the MoU with Russian Authorities on Tuesday at the margins of the IX International Forum ATOMEXPO.
According to a statement sent to ENA, the first MoU was signed with Russia's Agency on Atomic Energy.
The MoU is aimed to cooperate in technology transfer and human resource development in nuclear energy as well as establishment of center of excellences at Ethiopia's science and technology universities.
The second MoU which is focused on human resource development was signed with Russia`s Ministry of Education and Science.
The memorandums are a manifestation of how the Ethio-Russian longstanding relation becomes more strengthened over the years, the release indicated.