Tehran, Jakarta Sign Scientific MoU
SHIRAZ (IRNA) - Indonesian Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Mohammad Nasir called for promotion of TehranJakarta scientific relations to higher levels, saying his respective country is keen on boosting scientific relations in various fields with Iran.
Nasir, currently in Iran at the head of a highranking delegation of higher education officials, expressed pleasure over his visit to the University of Shiraz, in Fars Province, southern Iran.
During the meeting, an MoU on scientific and research cooperation was signed between the Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC) in Iran and Indonesia’s Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education.
He hoped that his trip will prepare suitable ground for scientific collaboration between the University of Shiraz and Indonesian universities.
There are suitable conditions for mutual cooperation in different fields including transportation, science, agriculture, information technology, nanotechnology, biotechnology, aerospace, renewable energies, solar energy and pharmaceuticals activities, he said.
The Indonesian minister added that bilateral collaboration between the two capitals can be pursued in from of joint research works and exchange of instructors and students. The University of Shiraz has concluded various scientific agreements with different countries, as promoting international scientific
activities are on its agenda, he said.