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Syria, Iran discuss development of cooperation in the field of technology

DAMASCUS, (ST)_Joint Scientific cooperation in the fields of technology and innovation and the establishment of research centers and tech incubators were the main topics that were discussed by the Syrian Minister of  Higher Education and Scientific Research Bassam Ibrahim and the Iranian Vice President for Scientific and Technological Affairs, Sorna Stari on Tuesday.
According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), Ibrahim talked about the distinguished scientific relations between Syria and Iran and the programs of scientific and cultural cooperation that include scholarships, training courses and student and professor exchange programs  .
The Syrian minister referred to the importance of getting benefit from the experiences of the Iranian research centers and applying the Iranian technology in Syrian universities and hospitals.
For his part, Stari asserted that Iran is ready to support Syria in the field of modern science techniques in scientific, agricultural, industrial and health sectors and to set up a joint scientific research center as well as to develop communication channels between innovation institutions such as incubators and technology centers.
Iran is also ready to facilitate cooperation between technology companies and to develop technical products market and to invest in it, Stari added, pointing out that an agreement will be signed in this regard.  
Basma Qaddour