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Estonia looks to develop ties in IT, cyber space with India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

European nation today said it is looking to build cooperation with in cyber security and development space and also invited to visit the country.

"I gave invitation to Indian foreign and to visit Last visit of an Indian to was 36 years ago. It was and people in Estonia still remember that. It is time again to have so high level visit from to Estonia," Republic of Estonia's Entrepreneurship and IT Minister told reporters.

During her visit to India, Palo met Law and IT Minister and She was also scheduled to meet Commerce and Industries Minister later.

"So far I have seen that is very much interested in cooperation into cyber security and also in the development issues," Palo said.

She said that Akbar, Estonian delegation discussed recognition in of diplomas that are awarded in Estonia.

Palo said that both India and Estonia have shown high interest in the area of information and communication technology, cyber security and smart cities.

India and Estonia have already signed memorandum of understandings in the field of ICT.

Palo invited Indian entrepreneurs to sign for using which they can conduct a business from Estonia.

"does not give citizenship but holders can access to services of Estonia and conduct their business without even visiting Estonia. It gives entrepreneurs access to European market," Palo said.

Firms in Estonia gain business opportunity from

By 2025, are expected to add a total of 1.8 billion euros to Estonia's economy via direct (state fees and taxes) and indirect (job creation across industries, incremental demand, increased administrative efficiencies and country brand), a of Estonia said.

Estonian authorities shared that Prasad was given e-residency of Estonia when he visited the country last year.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 22:25 IST