The Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies at Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) signed an agreement with Altai State Technical University, Russian Federation, for an exchange of knowledge between the staff of both institutions. The main object of it is to strengthen cultural, scientific and academic bonds between the two nations.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Vice-Chancellor, HPU, ADN Bajpai,; Dr Dmitry E Chelyshev, counsellor (culture), Embassy of the Russian Federation; and Dr Irina P Chelysheva, senior research scholar, Indian history, religion and philosophy. According to the agreement, the collaboration will be called the Altai-Indian Himalaya Scientific and Cultural Exchange Forum.

Via: Tribuneindia