A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed on Tuesday between the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) and the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (CSMM).
“The Memorandum falls within the framework of the Ministry’s development cooperation with third countries,” Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said.
“It is expected to contribute, more specifically, to the further enhancement of the bilateral relations and ties of the Republic of Cyprus with countries of the broader Middle East region,” he added.
The purpose of the Memorandum, which entered into force immediately for an initial period of two years, is to establish cooperation between the parties for the implementation of a wide range of targeted actions.
Such as the granting of scholarships, sponsored by the Ministry to students from countries in the region to enroll in postgraduate programs of CSMM in the fields of Molecular Medicine, Medical Genetics and Neuroscience.
Also, the cooperation for the development and implementation of research programs of CING/CSMM, and the establishment and strengthening of the scientific cooperation of CING and CSMM with countries in the Middle East.
The Memorandum was signed by Christodoulides and the Chief Executive Medical Director Professor Leonidas Phylactou on behalf of CING/CSMM.