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Jean-Noel Barrot praises India's UPI payment method India-France
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Jean-Noel Barrot praises India's UPI payment method

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 19 Nov 2022, 04:44 pm

New Delhi: French Minister for Digital Transition and Telecommunications, Jean-Noel Barrot, has praised India’s UPI payment method and said that both India and France have collaborated for ages in the technology domain adding that both the countries can learn more from one another.

He arrived in India on Friday.

He will attend the  third edition of the “No Money for Terror” conference which is being organized in the national capital on Nov 18-19.

“France and India are great scientific nations that have collaborated for ages in the Space domain, Mathematics and in Technology more generally. I am very happy to be here at IIIT, very nice partnership has been set up between the university and the French university. This is very useful and one example of what we could do more between our two countries. There is a lot that se can learn from one another. We are very much impressed by what has been achieved in India with India’s tech and UPI… And I am sure that there is a lot that Indian researchers and companies can also learn from what we have achieved in recent years in France to develop entrepreneurship and innovation,” the Minister told ANI.

During the visit, the French Minister met Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology of India Rajeev Chandrasekhar when they discussed different sectors in which the two nations could collaborate.

"Met a French delegation led by H.E Mr Jean-Noel Barrot @jnbarrot, Minister for Digital Transition & Telecommunications and discussed various collaboration possibilities in the #Tech sector," Chandrasekhar tweeted.