Dhaka, Delhi to sign MoU on medicinal plants: Shringla

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Harsh Vardhan Shringla

PV Desk : Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Saturday said Bangladesh and India are now in negotiations to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) soon for cooperation in the field of medicinal plants.
“Once signed, this MoU could open up new vistas for joint collaboration, including transfer of technology in medicinal plant cultivation, exchange of monographs on medicinal plants and the development of digital databases on medicinal plants,” he said.
The High Commissioner was addressing the inaugural session of the 18th International Congress of International Society for Ethnopharmacology and 5th International Congress of Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (ISE-SFE 2018) with the theme ‘Ethnopharmacology & Drug Development: Innovation meets Tradition’.
Science and Technology Architect Minister Yeafesh Osman addressed the programme as the chief guest.