Czech Republic wants to increase trade with India: Andrez Babiš

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Sunday, 20 January 2019

Babis added, “Educational institutions should play a vital role in educating the next generation about the historical richness of the country along with the new technological developments.”

PUNE: “The Czech Republic has started their investment in India in multiple sectors and would like to increase the bilateral trade with India,” said Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of Czech Republic at the launch of Symbiosis Centre for European Studies (SCES) established by Symbiosis International (Deemed University) (SIU) on Viman Nagar campus on Saturday.

Babis added, “Educational institutions should play a vital role in educating the next generation about the historical richness of the country along with the new technological developments.” He further praised ‘Make in India’ the policy initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During the launch, SIU has given a proposal for setting up Symbiosis Takshashila Chamber for Education and Culture (STCEC) in Czech Republic. 

This initiative will advance the recent discussions and agreement with the presidents of both the countries in September 2018 on the ‘Work Plan for Support of Czech-Indian Projects for the Years 2019-2022’ between the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic and Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of India, according to an official release by Symbiosis. 

SB Mujumdar, Chancellor, SIU, Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro Chancellor and Principal Director, Symbiosis, Rajani Gupte, Vice Chancellor, SIU, Minister of Industry and Trade, Her Excellency, Marta Nováková, Ambassador of the Czech Republic, His Excellency Milan Hovorka,  were present.

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