The Union Cabinet
chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of
the Framework Agreement between India and Vietnam on cooperation in the
exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes. The Framework
Agreement has been signed on September 03, 2016.
The Framework Agreement will enable pursuing the potential interest
areas of cooperation such as space science, technology and applications
including remote sensing of the earth; satellite communication and
satellite-based navigation; space science and planetary exploration; use
of spacecraft and space systems and ground system; and application of
Cooperation with Vietnam through this Framework Agreement would lead to
development of joint activity in the field of application of space
technologies for the benefit of humanity.
The Framework Agreement will provide impetus to explore newer research
activities and application possibilities in the field of remote sensing
of the earth; satellite communication; satellite navigation; space
science and exploration of outer space.