Cabinet briefed on India-Vietnam Framework Agreement on outer space exploration

| Updated: Feb 09, 2017 03:36 IST

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 8 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today was briefed on the Framework Agreement between India and Vietnam on cooperation in exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes. The agreement was signed on September 3, 2016. It will enable pursuing potential areas of cooperation between the two nations in domains like space science, satellite communication and satellite-based navigation, planetary exploration, use of spacecraft and space systems, and application of space technology. The Framework would initiate new research and application activities in the field of remote sensing of the earth, satellite communication and navigation, and exploration of the outer space. This collaboration with Vietnam would lead to a launch of joint activity in the field of application of space technologies for the benefit of humanity. (ANI)
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