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Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has been apprised of Framework Agreement between India and Vietnam. Agreement would lead to development of joint activity in field of application of space technologies for benefit of humanity.

PM Narendra Modi and Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

PM Narendra Modi and Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

PM Narendra Modi and Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

Highlights

  • Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has been apprised of Framework Agreement between India and Vietnam.
  • Agreement is on cooperation in exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes.
  • The Framework Agreement was signed in September 2016.
  • It will enable pursuing potential interest areas of cooperation such as space science, technology and applications between both countries.
  • Agreement covers cooperation in remote sensing of earth, satellite communication and satellite-based navigation; space science and planetary exploration.
  • It also covers use of spacecraft and space systems and ground system and application of space technology.
  • It will lead to development of joint activity in field of application of space technologies for benefit of humanity.
  • It will provide impetus to explore newer research activities and application possibilities in field of

    • Remote sensing of earth
    • Satellite navigation
    • Satellite communication
    • Space science
    • Exploration of outer space.

About Vietnam

  • It is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea.
  • It is known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities.
  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Largest city: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Motto: Independence - Freedom - Happiness
  • Government Type: Communist state
  • Legal system: civil law system; note- the civil code of 2005 reflects a European style civil law
  • Governance structure: Supreme People’s Court (chief justice is elected by National Assembly on recommendation of president for a five-year term).
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- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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