During his visit to NAS of Belarus the congressman attended the permanent exhibition “The achievements of national science applied for production”. The visitor showed a special interest in the Belarusian projects in the field of energy. The congressman expressed confidence that if scientists from Belarus as well as from other post-Soviet countries consolidated their efforts with their American colleagues, it would benefit all parties.
The leaders of NAS of Belarus expressed hope that the visit would become a certain stage in establishing closer cooperation between Belarusian and American scientists. Chairman of NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov reminded that presently the chief scientific institution of Belarus and a range of American universities and laboratories had agreements and implemented joint projects. “We already have a range of achievements ready to be implemented in various areas – in the field of materials science, physics, biology and biotechnology, humanities. We think that the capacities of the Academy of Sciences are much greater, we can broaden our cooperation in a variety of areas”.