In the meeting between Dr. Salar Amoli and the Syrian ambassador to Iran

Iran-Syria are determined to develop joint scientific and research cooperation

16 March 2021 | 12:12 Code : 60867 Press Release
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Iran-Syria are determined to develop joint scientific and research cooperation

During the meeting between the head of the Center for International Scientific Cooperation and the Syrian ambassador to Iran, the two sides stressed the significance of scientific and research cooperation and the necessity to develop and strengthen this cooperation between the two countries.

In the meeting with Shafiq Deob, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic in Tehran, Dr. Hossein Salar Amoli, Acting Minister for International Scientific Cooperation, said: “We hope to sign this memorandum in Tehran in the presence of the Syrian Minister of Higher Education.” He added: "We are ready to reach an agreement between the two sides, the expert delegation, and follow up on the preliminary talks on the memorandum of understanding."

Announcing the readiness of the Ministry of Science to host the Syrian Minister of Higher Education and a delegation of Syrian university deans, Dr. Salar Amoli noted: "We are ready to invite the Syrian Minister of Higher Education to visit Iran in the first half of June 1400 to visit Iranian scientific and research centers. We will also hold a meeting of academic cooperation between the two countries with the scientific and technological officials of the country.”

Shafiq Deob, the Syrian ambassador to Tehran, said: "I am very happy to receive the clear and executive comments of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology during this meeting. The Syrian Minister of Higher Education is also looking forward to his visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran to strengthen the path of cooperation by signing a cooperation document between the two countries.” He also invited the Minister of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran to visit Syria.

The two sides agreed to send a panel of experts consisting of embassy officials and the Center for International Scientific Cooperation to review and finalize the draft text of the Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement to establish a joint research institute and launch joint training courses between the universities of the two countries was also one of the important topics discussed at the meeting.