Uganda calls for enhanced scientific cooperation with Iran
Algeria, Ugandan Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Elioda Tumwesigye on Friday urged more cooperation between Tehran and Kampala on scientific areas.
Tumwesigye made the remarks during a meeting in Kampala with visiting Iranian Vice-President for Scientific and Technological Affairs Sorena Sattari.
Noting that Uganda wants more active presence of Iranian science-based companies in the country, the Ugandan minister said that his government is ready to make the necessary preparations for the presence of Iranian companies and joint manufacturing of science-based products.
The two sides discussed ways to pave the way for trade and production activities between Iran and Uganda.
The Iranian vice-president, for his part, referred to Iran's capabilities in the areas of nanotechnology, biotechnology, science and technology parks, science-based companies, startups, stem cells, as well as self-sufficiency in producing medicines, urging the need for more cooperation of the two countries in scientific and technological areas.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA