India and China signed 9 MoUs/agreements including the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA) to maintain peace and tranquility on the Line of Actual Control, on 23 October 2013 during the official visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to China.
List of Agreements/MoUs signed between India and China during PM’s Official Visit to China
|S. No.||Name of Agreement / MoU||Gist of Agreement / MOU|
|1.||Agreement on Border Defence Cooperation||An additional confidence building measure to ensure peace and tranquility on the border.|
|2.||MoU on Nalanda University||Cooperation on Nalanda as part of East Asia Summit process.|
MOU to Strengthen Cooperation on Trans-Border Rivers
Provides for expanded cooperation on trans-border rivers.
|4.||Cultural Exchange Programme 2013-15||A listing of cultural exchanges till 2015.|
MoU on Cooperation in Road Transport and Highways
|Enabling agreement for cooperation in the roads sector.|
MoU on Power Equipment Service Centres in India
|Provides for establishment in India of Chinese power equipment service centres.|
|7.||Agreement between Delhi-Beijing on Establishment of Sister City Relationship||Establishes sister city relations between Delhi and Beijing.|
|8.||Agreement between Bengaluru – Chengdu on Establishment of Sister City Relationship||Establishes sister city relations between Bengaluru and Chengdu.|
Agreement between Kolkata – Kunming on Establishment of Sister City Relationship
Establishes sister city relations between Kolkata and Kunming.