India and Finland agrees to enhance cooperation in Digital Partnership

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India and Finland cooperation in Digital Partnership

India and Finland have agreed to enhance cooperation in areas such as Digital Partnership in Future ICT, Future Mobile Technologies and Digital Education.  This was agreed by the visiting Finland's Minister of Education and Culture, Petri Honkonen and the Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh in a meeting in New Delhi on 14 November 2022.

Both the countries also agreed on having institutionalized joint working groups in areas of mutual interest and in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Dr Jitendra Singh also recalled that following the signing of the Joint declaration during the visit of Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs, and Finland on 18th April 2022, both sides have initiated collaboration in Quantum Technologies. 

The Indian side has already identified four premier institutes  IISER(Indian Institute of Science Education and Research)  Pune, IIT Madras, TIFR(Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) Mumbai and C-DAC(Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) Pune to work with Finnish institutions on joint development of Quantum Computer. 

 Republic of Finland 

It is located in Northern Europe. It forms a symbolic border between Eastern and Western Europe.

It is heavily forested and has around 56,000 lakes. It is also called the Land of Thousand Lakes.

Capital: Helsinki 

Currency: Euro

Prime Minister: Sanna Marin

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