India wins support for Nalanda from seven countriesPress Trust of India.
Memorandums of understanding were signed with Australia, Cambodia, Singapore, Brunei, New Zealand, Lao PDR and Myanmar. The agreements are key to India's plans to establish Nalanda University in Bihar as an institution of international repute. Addressing the East Asia Summit, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressed gratitude to the countries supporting the project.
"Academic sessions at the university are set to begin next year. I hope students and faculty from all East Asia Summit countries will participate in this exciting venture," he said.
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