India, Norway to cooperate in higher education

June 21st, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS  

Stockholm, June 21 (Xinhua) Norway and India will widen their cooperation in higher education, according to reports reaching here from Oslo Saturday. The two countries signed an agreement this week in Oslo and the specific areas for collaboration will be identified in follow-up talks, the Norwegian Ministry of Higher Education and Research said in a statement.

Cooperation in science and technology education will be given priority by Norway, it said, adding that emphasis would be laid on masters and research levels.

Norway considers India as among the most important countries to collaborate with in the field of knowledge and the agreement would have important results for Norway, the Minister of Higher Education and Research Tora Aasland said in the statement.

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