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India, Myanmar sign agreement on remote sensing

Underlining the need for restoration of democracy, India on Thursday offered Myanmar assistance in establishing the democratic structure in the country as the two sides signed a number of agreements, including remote sensing, energy sector, marketing sector along with strengthening of information sharing, technologies, projects and trade.

A Framework Agreement for Mutual Cooperation in the field of remote sensing between the two sides was signed as per which India will provide Myanmar access to data from Indian remote sensing satellites at subsidized rates.

India announced a grant of USD 1.3 million for upgrading Remote Sensing Ground Receiving Station in Yangon and another grant of USD three million for assistance with delineation of Myanmar’s continental shelf in addition to technical assistance for the project.