India and Egypt on 24 August 2015 signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) to enhance bilateral cooperation.
They were signed in Egypt’s capital Cairo during the visit of External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to Egypt and they were
MoU on Cooperation in the field of Tourism
Aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation in Tourism, Hospitality and Human Resource Development; Draw up a road map for enhancing cooperation; establish a Joint Working Group (JWG) on tourism cooperation.
MoU on scientific and technical Cooperation
It was signed between the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the National Research Center (NRC) of Egypt.
It will support promotion and extension of cooperation in Scientific Research and Technology Development in fields of mutual interest; Cooperate on common intellectual property rights; Develop Working Program to review the implementation of MoU; Establish Joint Committee; Exchange of scientists, scholars, information; Joint Research Programmes in water desalination, solar energy, medicine and affordable health care, setting up joint laboratories, etc.
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When: 24 August 2015