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Cabinet apprised of agreement between India and Uzbekistan for S&T

23 November 2018 | News

Signing of the Agreement will open a new chapter in bilateral relations, as both sides will now leverage complementary strengths spurred by a significant convergence of mutual interests in science and technology

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of an Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation between India and Uzbekistan.

The Agreement was signed in the month of October at New Delhi in the presence of the Prime Minister of India and Shavkat Mirayoyev,President of Uzbekistan by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences on the Indian side and Ibrohim Abdurakhmanov, Minister of Innovative Development on the Uzbek side.   

Signing of the Agreement will open a new chapter in bilateral relations, as both sides will now leverage complementary strengths spurred by a significant convergence of mutual interests in science and technology.

The objective of the Agreement is to promote cooperation in the fields of science, technology and Innovation between the two countries. The stake-holders will include researchers from scientific organizations, academia, R&D laboratories and industries from India and Uzbekistan.

Agriculture and Food Science and Technology; Engineering Sciences; Information and Communication Technology, Applied Mathematics and Data Science and Technology; Health and Medical Technology; Materials Sciences; Life Sciences & Biotechnology; Physics and Astrophysics and Energy, water, climate and natural resources were identified as potential areas for immediate collaboration.

 

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