India to set up its first IIT outside the country in UAE
The Indian Institute of Technology will establish its first
branch outside India in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the India-UAE
trade deal signed.
The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
signed between the UAE and India will usher in a new phase of joint strategic
cooperation in all sectors.
The two nations will also set up an India-UAE cultural
council to facilitate and promote cultural projects, cross-cultural exchanges
The two countries and realising the need to establish
world-class institutions that encourage and support innovation and
technological progress, the leaders agreed to establish an Indian Institute of
Technology in the United Arab Emirates.