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India, Japan hold space dialogue

IANS  |  New Delhi 

and held their first Space Dialogue here on Friday with discussions centering on cooperation between their space agencies as also on global navigation satellite system, space situational awareness (SSA), space security and space-related norms.

The Indian delegation was led by Indra Mani Pandey, Additional Secretary for Disarmament and International Security Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs, while the Japanese delegation was co-led by Kansuke Nagaoka, Deputy Assistant Minister, Foreign Policy Bureau, and Mr. Shuzo Takada, Director General, National Space Policy Secretariat,

The dialogue brought together ministries and agencies related to outer space in the two countries and provided an opportunity for information exchange on the respective space policies.

"Discussions were also held on bilateral cooperation between Aerospace Exploration Agency and (ISRO), their space industries, global navigation satellite system, space situational awareness (SSA), space security and space-related norms," an official release said.

is making strides in the space sector and and are striving for higher level of cooperation in various critical areas.

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First Published: Fri, March 08 2019. 23:32 IST
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