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22-09-2014, 12:32

Tajik, Finland Geological Services Sign Cooperation Agreement


Avesta.Tj | 22.09.2014 |Tajikistan’s Main Geology Directorate and Geological Survey of Finland signed here on Saturday a cooperation agreement on "Mineral Resources for Development in Tajikistan, designed for 2014-2017”.


According to the press service of Tajik Main Geology Directorate, the document is aimed to promote expansion of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Finland on development of the current geoportal, exchange of information, conducting geophysical surveys for development of mineral resources. 


Tajikistan’s Main Geology Directorate was founded in June 1938 and represents the geological survey of the country.


The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a European centre of excellence in assessment, research and sustainable use of earth resources. It produces and disseminates geological information for industry and society that promotes systematic and sustainable use of crustal resources and the national geological endowment. 


Its research programs are geared to creation of innovative technology and applications.  GTK is an agency of Finland’s Ministry of Employment and the Economy.