The COMMUNICATION FROM the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs declares that on 11 July. October 1996
Prague agreement signed between the Government of the United Kingdom and the Government of India
Republic on cooperation in the field of culture, education and science.
Agreement entered into force on the basis of its article 5 on 29 April 2006. July
1997. That day shall lapse in the relations between the Czech Republic and
The Republic of India, the agreement between the Czechoslovak Republic and India
Republic on cultural cooperation of 7 November. July 1959, well known under the
No 61/1960 Coll.
The Czech version of the agreement shall be published at the same time. In the English text of the agreement,
for its interpretation of the applicable, can be consulted at the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of culture.
between the Government of the United Kingdom and the Government of the Republic of India on cooperation in the
the field of culture, education and science
The Government of the United Kingdom and the Government of the Republic of India (hereinafter referred to as "the Contracting
the parties ")
with regard to the traditional links of friendship,
projevujíce its commitment to develop and further strengthen the friendship and
cooperation in the field of culture, the arts, education, science, sports and
have agreed as follows:
The Contracting Parties shall promote cooperation in the field of culture, the arts,
the care of cultural monuments, education, science, sport and tourism.
The Contracting Parties shall promote mutual cultural exchanges and cooperation
and within its capabilities, to assist the development of the direct relations between the
Educational, scientific, research, cultural and sports
institutions of both States.
The Contracting Parties shall encourage the adoption of the citizens of the other State to
the study, lecture, scientific and research stays in their
Educational, cultural and scientific institutions, in accordance with the laws
regulations of the State of the sending and the receiving Contracting Party.
For the purpose of implementing this agreement, the parties may negotiate programs
cooperation on specific time periods that include organizational and
financial terms of the collaboration.
This agreement is subject to approval in accordance with national laws
the legislation of both Contracting Parties and shall enter into force on the exchange of notes of
This national approval. On the day of exchange of notes shall mean the date later
This agreement is concluded for a period of five years and will also automatically
always extended for another five years unless one of the Contracting Parties
notice in writing not later than six months before the expiry of the period of its
the validity of.
Date of entry into force of this agreement, of the expiry of the agreement between the
The Czechoslovak Republic and the Republic of India on cultural cooperation,
signed at New Delhi on 7 December. July 1959.
Done in Prague on 11. October 1996 in two original copies, each in the
Czech, English, Hindi and English languages, all the texts being are
verified. In the case of a difference in interpretation of the texts is decisive in
the English language.
For the Government of the United States:
Jaromír Plate in r.
the Minister of culture
For the Government of the Republic of India:
S. r. Bommai v. r.
the Minister for human resources development