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India & Algeria MoU on Cooperation in Space Sciences, Technology & Applications



India and Algeria MoU on Cooperation in the field of Space Sciences, Technologies and Applications: Details, Aim, Highlights

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7th December 2018, has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Algeria on cooperation in the field of Space Sciences, Technologies and Applications.

The MoU was signed at Bengaluru on 19th September 2018.

Under this agreement, a Joint Working Group, drawing members from DOS/ISRQ, and the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL), Algeria, would be established.

The MoU will enable pursuing the following potential interest areas of cooperation such as space science, technology, and applications including remote sensing of the earth, satellite communication, and satellite-based navigation, space science, and planetary exploration, use of spacecraft and space systems and ground system and application of space technology.

This Agreement will strengthen the cooperation between India and Algeria and provide impetus to explore newer research activities and application possibilities in the field of remote sensing of the earth, satellite navigation, space science and exploration of outer space


Capital: Algiers

Largest City: Algiers

Official Language: Arabic

Currency: Algerian dinar

President: Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Prime Minister: Ahmed Ouyahia



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