The Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio Electronics (BSUIR) has signed a program of cooperation with the National Institutes of Technology of India. The ceremony was attended by rectors of the educational institutions and the speaker of the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament, Mikhail Myasnikovich.
The parties hope the agreement will begin an active educational and scientific process between the leading universities of Belarus and India. Cooperation is going to be complemented by innovative programs. Researchers from both universities are already working on a project in the field of nanotechnology.
Mikhail Myasnikovich, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus:
I am sure that young people who will receive an additional impetus as a result of this cooperation will be really highly qualified experts and their skills will be in demand in both Belarus and India.
The Belarusian parliamentary delegation is now on a visit in India. Mr Myasnikovich has already met with the President of India and the Chairman of the upper house of the Indian parliament.
Also, Delhi hosted a Belarusian-Indian business forum. The major Belarusian companies have signed cooperation agreements with Indian companies. The sides also raised the topics of the simplification of visa regime for businessmen and the organization of direct flights between the two capitals.