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Hanoi (VNA) –
The Vietnamese government has approved a cooperation agreement in science, technology and innovation with Thailand under Resolution No.155/NQ-CP.

The government has assigned the Ministry of Science and Technology to coordinate with relevant agencies of the two countries to implement the document.

In 2017, the two nations’ Prime Ministers witnessed the signing of this agreement between the Vietnamese and Thai ministries of science and technology.

The agreement has created a legal foundation to carry out sci-tech cooperation programmes, focusing on biotechnology, electronics and computer, materials science and nanotechnology, food – water and energy security, agriculture, and environment.

It also aims to support start-up businesses and develop technologies in the light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution as well as promote relations between Vietnamese and Thai sci-tech organisations on the basic of equality and mutual benefits to enhance the bilateral strategic partnership.-VNA