Increasing scientific and technological cooperation between Syria and Iran discussed

Tehran, SANA- Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari expressed Iran’s readiness to transfer its experience in the field of scientific and knowledge production to Syria and link the universities and applied research with the production process in all domains.

Sattari’s remark came during his meeting with Syria’s Ambassador in Tehran Adnan Mahmoud on Monday.

The meeting touched upon expanding fields of scientific and technological cooperation and increasing scholarships in the field of higher studies (Master and PhD) at the Iranian universities, particularly in medical specializations, producing joint scientific projects which contribute to rebuilding the scientific and technological capacities of the educational institutions in Syria.

Both sides stressed the importance of the formation of a joint committee for scientific and technological cooperation and linking between the research and scientific institutions to benefit from the available potentials in the two countries.

They also underlined the need for establishment of joint companies between the public and private sectors in the technology and scientific fields in a way that contributes to rebuilding what had been destroyed by the terrorist war against Syria.

For his part, Mahmoud said that enhancing the scientific cooperation represents one of the main tracks in the strategic relations binding Syria and Iran.

Mahmoud indicated need for increasing scholarships in various medical specializations, holding joint scientific symposiums and scientific visits between the Syrian and Iranian universities and exchanging joint scientific expertise and researches.

H. Zain/ Ghossoun



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