Economy, Sci & Tech

Tehran, Ankara Discuss Sci-Tech Coop.

Tehran, Ankara Discuss Sci-Tech Coop.Tehran, Ankara Discuss Sci-Tech Coop.

Iran and Turkey have held their first-ever meeting on scientific and technological cooperation in the Turkish capital Ankara.

The session was attended by Iran's Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Farhadi and Yekta Sarac, the head of Turkey's Council of Higher Education, ISNA reported.

During the meeting held in Ankara, the two sides agreed to carry out 10 joint research projects among universities and professors from both sides and grant 50 scholarships of 6 to 9 months to PhD students.

They also agreed to promote each country's official language and literature in the other, whereby Iran will send three Persian-language professors to Ankara and Turkey dispatches three Turkish professors to Tehran.