NAS of Belarus Foreign Member Zhores Alferov: “The country has preserved and develops science”
On August 24, 2015 Zhores Alferov, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Saint-Petersburg Research Centre of the RAS, Foreign Member of NASB, Nobel Prize Laureate met with the teachers and students of Vitebsk State Technological University. Deputy Chairman of NASB Presidium Sergei Kilin also participated in the event.
As Zhores Alferov stressed during the meeting: “Belarus is the only post-Soviet state, which has fully preserved the achievements of the Soviet Union in the social sphere. And the main thing is that the country has preserved and develops industry, agriculture and science”. Zhores Alferov also said that he was glad that due to the state policies the Academy of Sciences had been preserved, which is the core of Belarusian science and which needs to be developed.