Belarus hopes to promote development of nuclear technologies
MINSK, 27 July (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko met with President of the Kurchatov Institute Mikhail Kovalchuk on 27 July, BelTA informs.
“This meeting, as they often say, can become a historic one as it will give an additional impetus to the development of nuclear technologies in Belarus,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
The head of state remarked that Russian scientists are world leaders in the fields ranging from peaceful atom to cutting-edge research projects. Russians are the main partners of Belarusian scientists in many areas of research. There are good prospects for cooperation in the nuclear energy.
“Some time ago I visited our nuclear center in Sosny. I have been and still am closely monitoring its progress. Frankly speaking, I always think that this center needs to step up efforts,” the president said. In his opinion, the research center in Sosny and important institution and has a scientific potential.