Ambassador of India, H.E. Mrs Narinder Chauhan along with Mr Nemanja Stevanović, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ms Tatjana Matić, State Secretary, Ministry of Trade, Tourism & Telecommunications, ITEC alumni, prominent Indian and Serbian business persons marked the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Day.
In her inaugural address, Ambassador gave an overview of the ITEC programme, stressing that it was an important pillar of bilateral cooperation with Serbia, underlining the noble objectives of the programme. Nemanja Stevanovic mentioned that India and Serbia shared an excellent bilateral relationship and expressed the hope that the bonds created through this education and capacity building partnership would continue. Ms Tatjana Matić, the head of the Joint Committee on IT & Electronics, expressed hope that such training cooperation would continue to grow in future also and make a contribution towards the digitalization programme of her government.
Under the ITEC Programme, nationals of friendly countries are imparted training in various fields, on a fully-funded basis. ITEC Training empowers the scholars with not just professional skills but also helps in preparing them for an increasingly globalized world.