On April 24, 2018 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Andrei Dapkiunas, met with the delegation of the International Center for the Relativistic Astrophysical Network (ICRANet), headed by the Director of the Center, Professor Remo Ruffini. The delegation visits Minsk to participate in the international scientific symposium dedicated to the memory of the famous scientist, native of Minsk Yakov Zeldovich.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the expansion of international scientific cooperation in the field of relativistic astrophysics, participation of Belarusian scientists in ICRANet programs, joint research and events. R.Ruffini expressed interest in the official accession of Belarus to ICRANet and opening of the Centers’ office in Minsk.
Background Information: The International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics Network (ICRANet) is an international scientific organization promoting research activities in relativistic astrophysics and related areas. Joint international center of relativistic astrophysics ICRANet has been operating on the basis of the Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus since April 2017.