Wednesday, December 27, 2006 - 02:30 PM
TEHRAN, (SANA - Syrian news agency)-
Higher Education Ministry and Iranian Ministry for Science, Researches and Technology on Wednesday signed an agreement on cooperation in scientific research and cultural development.
The Agreement provides for doing joint scientific researches between the two countries on issues of mutual priorities for the two sides, establishing a joint fund for supporting the scientific researches, conveying technology and exchanging expertise between them.
It also stipulates for establishing a center for joint scientific researches in addition to set up a Syrian-Iranian joint work committee for the formation and following up the executive projects.
The Ministry also signed a number of memos of understanding on higher education due to the cultural, scientific and educational executive program and on reciprocal education for the Arabic and Persian languages in the Syrian universities and institutes.
The ministry signed with Regional Shiraz Library a memo on establishing direct contact in the field of electronic libraries between the information center in the Library and the information departments in the ministry.
Singing the agreement and the memos came in the framework of the Higher Education Minister Dr. Giyath Barakat's visit to Iran.
Dr. Barakat and the accompanying delegation toured Asfahan city and got acquainted with its universities.
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