Bangladesh, India willing to collaborate in use of radiation technology for cancer care
Bangladesh and India have stated their desire to collaborate on societal applications of radiation technologies in the areas like cancer care, nuclear medicine and food preservation.
Both sides expressed their willingness during the third India-Bangladesh Joint Committee Meeting on Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in Dhaka on May 11-12, according to a statement issued by Indian High Commission in Dhaka today.
The Indian delegation was led by Shri Ranajit Kumar, chairman of Advisory Council, Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership and the Bangladesh delegation was led by Md Ali Hossain, additional secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology of Bangladesh.
The two sides expressed satisfaction at the ongoing collaboration on the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project and discussed avenues to further enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of science and technology.
Bangladesh side expressed appreciation for the services by the Indian experts currently deployed at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
The statement said the meeting was fruitful and covered the entire gamut of bilateral cooperation in peaceful uses of Nuclear Energy applications in the field of health, agriculture, water purification, including capacity building and training.