On September 13th 2016, the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) and the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ (Russia) took placed at the office of Ministry of Information & Communications (MIC) in Hanoi. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Phan Tam, Deputy Minister of MIC, together with the representatives of other MIC departments.
Coordination Center for TLD RU (CC for TLD RU) is the administrator of national top level domains .RU and .РФ (national registry). CC for TLD RU has mandate to develop terms and conditions for registration of domain names in ccTLDs .RU and .РФ, accreditation of registrars and development of prospective projects connected with evolution of Russian TLDs.
VNNIC and CC for TLD .RU/.РФ have built the relationship via several cooperation activities in recent years, resulting in the MoU signed which would serve as the foundation for more specific, effective actions.
According to Mr. Tran Minh Tan, VNNIC’s Director General, the two organizations will base on this MoU to execute a detailed cooperation plan including strengthening the mutual collaboration and discussion on the resource management policies in two countries, developing IDN and IDN email, providing Internet statistics, developing human resources... in the upcoming years.
Mr. Phan Tam congratulated both organizations on the signing of the MoU and expressed his expectation of their execution of the MoU will definitely strengthen the relationship between VNNIC and CC for TLD .RU/.РФ in particular, and the bond between Vietnam and Russia in general.