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Nuclear Energy Deal between Sri Lanka & India

Feb 19, 2015
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An agreement on cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy was signed following President Maithripala Sirisena’s maiden visit to India. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also agreed to expand defense cooperation.

This agreement would facilitate cooperation in the transfer and exchange of knowledge and expertise, sharing of resources, capacity building and training of personnel in peaceful uses of nuclear energy including use of radioisotopes, nuclear safety, radiation safety, nuclear security, radioactive waste management and nuclear and radiological disaster mitigation and environmental protection.

The two sides also signed Work-Plan 2014-2015 under the MoU on cooperation in the field of agriculture.

This agreement would facilitate bilateral cooperation in agro processing, agricultural extension, horticulture, agricultural machinery, training in farm mechanization, livestock diseases, etc. between relevant institutes and organizations from both countries.

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