India, Senegal sign cultural treaty

New Delhi: Exchanges in theatre, heritage and archaeology are some of the aspects of a cultural treaty signed between India and Senegal Monday.

The two countries signed the Executive Programme for Cultural Cooperation for 2013-2015, an official release said here.

The agreement was signed by Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch and Adboul Aziz Mbaye, minister of culture of Senegal.

The agreement is valid for three years. The programme seeks to exchange experts in theatre, encourage training in artistic heritage, creative activities, audio visual, music, dance, theatre and puppetry and exchange publications on cultural heritage.

There would also be exchanges on canvas works and prehistoric archaeology.

The agreement also envisages organising a cultural week featuring on the cultures of both the countries.