India and Bahrain to enhance cooperation in outer space research

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Bahrain National Space Science Agency & ISRO – Indian Space Research Organisation have signed an MoU on Cooperation in Exploration & Uses of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes, including cooperation in space technology viz. Remote Sensing, Space Science&Planetary exploration among others.

The Minister of Transportation and Communications Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed said, ” The purpose of this MoU is to support the efforts of NSSA in the field of space and its technical applications, through the exchange of experiences and knowledge with ISRO to contribute to building national capacities in this field, in addition to supporting scientific research efforts and the implementation of joint projects.

 “This MoU on Cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes between India and Bahrain provides scope for cooperation in various areas of space technology viz. Remote Sensing, Space Science & Planetary exploration, application of space technology etc. A Joint Working Group would be set up for implementation of MoU soon which would implement arrangement on specific areas of cooperation,” Indian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Alok K Sinha said.

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