India inks MoU on Civil Nuclear cooperation with Bulgaria

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India and Bulgaria on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Civil Nuclear cooperation on the second day of President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Bulgaria.

Tthe two countries also signed MoUs in the field of investment, Tourism, and establishment of Hindi chair at Sofia University. A program of Cooperation on science and Technology was also signed.

After signing the MoUs, President Kovind said that both the countries have agreed to substantially upgrade their economic partnership to truly reflect the depth of robust political relations between India and Bulgaria.

President Kovind said that Bulgaria can become a key partner for India in the defence sector under its Make in India program and in technology intensive sectors such as IT, logistics and infrastructure under Digital India and Smart Cities programs of the government.

He thanked his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev for his support to India’s claim for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council and for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

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