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President Returns Home After Visit to Norway, Finland

President Pranab Mukherjee during his visit to Oslo, India and Norway signed over a dozen pacts to step up cooperation in defence, science and technology, education and other sectors.

Published: 17th October 2014 10:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th October 2014 10:49 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee Friday returned home after a five-day visit to Norway and Finland during which he signed a number of agreements including one for peaceful use of nuclear energy and pacts to step up cooperation in defence.

The President returned home this morning. During his visit to Oslo, India and Norway signed over a dozen pacts to step up cooperation in defence, science and technology, education and other sectors.

In Finland, the two countries signed an agreement for nuclear cooperation.

The arrangement for cooperation between the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India and the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland will ensure cooperation in the field of nuclear and radiation safety regulation concerning exchange  of information personnel related to the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Mukherjee also became the first Indian President to visit Santa Claus's official workplace and meet him in person.

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