Tehran, Iran, May 28
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
Iran and Turkey have hold their first joint meeting on scientific and technological cooperation.
The session was attended by Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi and Yekta Sarac, president of the Council of Higher Education of Turkey, ISNA news agency reported May 28.
During the meeting which was held in Ankara, the sides agreed on carrying out 10 joint research projects among universities and professors on both sides, and giving 50 scholarships of 6 to 9 months period each to PhD students.
They also agreed on promoting each country's official language and literature in the other by Iran sending three Persian professors to Turkey and Turkey dispatching three Turkish professors to Iran.