Tehran, Rome ink scientific, academic coop. deal

TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Iran and Italy signed an agreement in scientific, technology and academic fields.

The agreement was inked following a meeting held between Iran's Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi and Italy’s Minister of Education, University and Research Stefania Giannini in which the officials discussed ways of boosting scientific cooperation.

During the meeting, Farhadi said that the session could be a great beginning for expansion of scientific and technology-based cooperation between both the countries. "The two countries tend to expand ties and striking scientific programs and agreements can deepen further cooperation," he added.

Stefania Giannini, for her part, said that Italy is ready to cooperate in technology and science fields particularly exchanging professors and students.

The Italian delegation is headed by Giannini accompanied by presidents of Universities of Rome and Trieste.

Also officials from Italian Association of Science and Technology Parks (APSTI) which is the Italian national network of scientific and technological parks along with the head of Italian Department for Universities, higher education establishments in art, music and dance, are in the entourage.

 

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