The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 September 2017 gave its approval to the agreement between India and Ethiopia on cooperation in the field of Information, Communication and Media.
The pact mainly aims to harness the growing power of Information, Communication and Media for information dissemination and enhancing outreach between the two countries for inclusive development.
Other Objectives of the Agreement
• It will enhance people to people contact through exchange programmes.
• It would provide an opportunity for both the nations to share the best practices and latest innovations in the field of Information, Communication and Media.
• It would also encourage cooperation between mass media tools such as radio, print media, TV, social media in order to provide more opportunities for the people of both the nations and create public accountability.
Besides this, the agreement will facilitate an exchange of delegations, personnel between the two nations, providing them opportunities to learn from each other’s best practices, bringing in equity and inclusiveness.
Who: Union Cabinet
When: 27 September 2017