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Announcing this during the World Hindi Day celebrations, he said that a memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the University.
Addressing the function, organised by the Embassy of India in cooperation with the University yesterday, Bhattacharya said that Hindi is the mother tongue of around 258 million people and is one of the official languages of India.
University Deputy President Dr Abdel Naser Singab said that celebrating the Hindi Day at the varsity reflects the strong relations and friendship between the people of India and Egypt and it allows more people to know about different cultures.
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