MINSK, 9 March (BelTA) - Scientists of Belarus and Egypt intend to cooperate in the field of water purification and prevention of desertification, BelTA learned from the press service of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB).
The NASB delegation led by First Deputy Chairman of the NASB Presidium Sergei Chizhik visited Egypt to explore the prospects for cooperation with a number of research institutions. "An agreement was reached with the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt (ASRT) to intensify scientific and technological cooperation in water purification, prevention of desertification, genetics, crop production, metallurgy and other areas. A decision was made to develop a roadmap for cooperation between the two academies of sciences, which is to be signed during the upcoming visit of ASRT President Mahmoud Sakr to Belarus in 2023," the press service said.
The NASB delegation also visited a number of research organizations in Egypt, including the National Research Center, the Arab Organization for Industrialization, the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, and others. Following the talks, the parties outlined the priority areas of cooperation, which will contribute to mutually beneficial cooperation between the organizations of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and their Egyptian colleagues, and also to the promotion of Belarusian science and technology goods to the Egyptian market.