India and Iran share several common features in their language, culture and traditions, and also share a common legacy of using herbal medicines.
The Cabinet approved two MoUs inked between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of health, medicine and traditional systems of medicine.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the MoU in the field of health and medicine which was signed on February 17 during the visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to India.
The main areas of cooperation include exchanging experience and training of doctors, and other health professionals, assistance in the development of human resource, setting up healthcare facilities and regulating pharmaceutical, medical devices and cosmetics.
- President: Hassan Rouhani Trending
- Capital: Tehran
- Currency: Iranian rial