India, Kazakhstan, ink Program on cooperation in science and technology for 2009-2011
Kazakhstan, Astana, Sept. 5 / Trend K.Konyrova/
Delhi hosted the signing of the Kazakh-Indian Intergovernmental Cooperation Program in Science and Technology for 2009-2011, THE Kazakh Foreign Ministry's Spokesman, Ilyas Omarov, told Trend special correspondent.
"This document envisages implementing joint scientific projects in such priority areas as biotechnology, nanotechnology, space exploration, information technology, renewable energy and petrochemicals," said Omarov.
The document was signed by Kazakh Ambassador to India Kairat Umarov and Indian Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, T. Ramasamy, the official said.
"T. Ramasamy noted that the Indian side is pleased to start a new stage of scientific and technical cooperation, offering considerable potential for expansion of contacts between scientists of both countries," said the spokesman.
The Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Science and Technology of India will coordinate reciprocal scientific exchanges, bilateral seminars and conferences, and promote technological innovation