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Cabinet approved India & Indonesia MoU on Scientific & Technological Cooperation



Union Cabinet approved India & Indonesia MoU on Scientific & Technological Cooperation: Details

The Union Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Indonesia on Scientific and Technological Cooperation.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Sciences at New Delhi and Mohamad Nasir, Minister for Research, Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia at Jakarta in May 2018. 

The MoU 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 MoU is to promote cooperation in the fields of science and technology between India and Indonesia on the basis of equality and mutual benefit. 

The stakeholders will include researchers from scientific organizations, academia, R&D laboratories and companies from India and Indonesia. 


Capital: Jakarta

Largest City: Jakarta

Official Language: Indonesian

Currency: Indonesian Rupiah

President: Joko Widodo 


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