Tribhuvan University (TU) and The Chinese Academy of Sciences
(CAS)have signed the Memorandum of Understanding desiring to promote
cooperation in scientific research and education based on the principles
of reciprocity and mutual benefit with due consideration to the
protection and allocation of intellectual property rights.
The two universities have come to an agreement to promote scientific and educational cooperation mainly through bilateral symposia, exchange of scientists, educational programmes, joint research and education center, cooperative projects, exchange of information and publications, and their cooperative further activities may be added upon agreement of the two universities.
The two universities have also agreed to promote ownership of and use of any intellectual property derived from the cooperation framework set forth in the agreement. The agreement signed by Prof. Dr. Hira Bahadur Maharjan, the Vice-Chancellor of TU and Prof. Dr. Chunli Bai, the President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences shall remain effective for a period of five years and upon expiry date, the agreement shall be extended automatically for another period of five years.
During the meeting for MoU in The Chinese Academy of
Sciences, Beijing, the Registrar Prof. Dr. Chandramani Poudel, Dr.
Balmukunda Bhandari, Executive Director of Centre for International
Relation and Prof. Dr. Lochan Prasad Devkota, the Head of Central
Department of Meteorology and Hydrology were also present.