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Vietnam, India cooperate in remote sensing technology

(03:12:28 PM, 06/09/2016)

At the invitation of H. E. Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi paid an Official Visit to the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam from September 02 - 03 2016. The two sides declared a joint statement on cooperation issues in the future.

In this statement, the Prime Ministers expressed satisfaction at the signing of the Inter-Governmental Framework Agreement between the two countries for Exploration and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes and urged both sides to soon conclude the Implementing Arrangement between the Indian Space Research Organisation and Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on Establishment of Tracking and Data Reception Station and Data Processing Facility in Vietnam under the India-ASEAN Space Cooperation. The Vietnamese side welcomed the establishment of the facility which would increase capabilities of Việt Nam and ASEAN countries in remote sensing with numerous commercial and scientific applications. 

Vietnam side welcomed and thought that this would contribute positively to improve capacity of Vietnam and ASEAN countries in the field of remote sensing for applications for trading and scientific research.

The two Prime Ministers agreed to assign the two Ministries of Foreign Affairs to be the focal points, in collaboration with other ministries and agencies of both sides, to build the Plan of Action to bring the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership to reality in all areas of cooperation: Political relations, defense and security; economic relations, trading and investment; energy; Connectivities; Science and Technology; Training; Health, Culture, Tourism and People-to-people links; Regional and international cooperation.

Bao Chau