India, Canada sign six MoUs in various sectors

Feb 24, 2018 11:42 IST
India, Canada sign six MoUs in various sectors

India and Canada on February 23, 2018 signed six memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in various fields including Information Technology, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Sports, Industrial Policy and Promotion, Cooperation in Higher Education, and Science, Technology and Innovation.

The agreements were signed in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was on a state visit to India from February 18-24 at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India.

Both the Prime Ministers met in New Delhi on February 23 and reaffirmed the extent and scope of Canada-India relations, based on the fundamental principle of respect for sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of the two countries.

The leaders also reaffirmed their commitment to the ongoing diversification and growth of the strategic partnership, based on shared values of democracy, diversity, pluralism, and rule of law.

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Further, they agreed to continue deepening their close ties and to use the complementarity between their two countries in key areas.

Following is the list of 6 MoUs that were exchanged between the two nations:

S. No.

Name of MoUs/Agreements

Indian side

Canadian side

1.

Joint Declaration of Intent Between the Ministry of Electronics And Information Technology of the Republic of India and The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada on Cooperation in the Field of Information Communications Technology and Electronics.

 

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister Law & Justice, Electronics & Information Technology.

 

 

Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.

 

 

2.

Terms of Reference for the India-Canada Ministerial Energy Dialogue Between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas of the Republic of India and The Department of Natural Resources of Canada.

 

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas.

 

Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Minister

 

3.

Memorandum of Understanding Between the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports of the Republic of India and The Department of Canadian Heritage (Sport Canada) on Cooperation in Sport

 

Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Youth Affairs And Sports

Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Sports and Persons with Disabilities.

 

4.

Memorundum of Understanding Between the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of Republic of India and The Canadian Intellectual Property Office Concerning Cooperation on Intellectual Property Rights.

 

Ramesh Abhishek, Secretary (Industry Policy and Promotion)

 

Nadir Patel, High Commissioner of Canada to India.

 

5.

Memorundum of Understanding Between the Government of the Republic of India and The Government of Canada Concerning Cooperation in Higher Education.

 

R. Subrahmaniam, Spl Secretary, Dept of Higher Education, MHRD.

 

Nadir Patel, High Commissioner of Canada to India.

 

6.

Memorandum of Understanding Between the Department of Atomic Energy of The Republic of India and The Department of Natural Resources of Canada Concerning Co-Operation in the Fields of Science, Technology and Innovation.

 

Sekhar Basu, Chairman AEC and Secretary DAE.

 

 

Nadir Patel, High Commissioner of Canada to India.

 

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