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Nigeria Partners India on Space Research, Atomic Energy

Nigerian government has expressed its commitment to improving relationship with India on Space Research, peaceful use of Atomic Energy and Biotechnology, for the mutual benefits of both countries.

Minister of Science and Technology, Mr Ogbonnaya Onu, made this known when the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thakur, paid him a courtesy call on Monday, April 1, 2019 in Abuja.

He thanked the Indian government for the capacity building of Nigerian scientists and also congratulated them for their success on anti-satellite missiles.

Speaking further, Mr Onu said that Nigeria is building a knowledge society which is innovative-driven so that we use our knowledge to convert our products into goods and services we need.

Earlier, the India envoy, Mr Abhay Thakur, said that India is looking forward for corporation on skills development, peaceful application of space technology in agriculture, atomic energy and innovation in many areas of agriculture.

Other areas of interest according the High Commissioner of India are resources mapping and the application of science and technology to all kinds of industrial growth and development.

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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