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Petroleum Ministry signs MoUs with Imperial College, London

Written by: Staff

London, Apr 7 (UNI) India today signed two agreements with the Imperial College, and London University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom to strengthen research and development in the petroleum sector.

The agreements were signed during the visit of Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora.

The two prestigious colleges will help the petroleum sector in India to access the expertise available in the UK, Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry officials said.

Indian Oil Corporation and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation have also shown interest in availaing the know-how available in the sector, they said.

Indian High Commission to the UK, Kamlesh Sharma, Imperial College, London Pro Rector Dr Tidu Maini and University of Aberdeen Vice Principal Prof. Dominic Houlihan were present during the signing ceremony.

''With the Imperial College there has also been a historical connection as many Indian scientists and prominent persons, including the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, have been academically nurtured in this great institution,'' said Mr Deora.


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