India, Spain sign 7 agreements during PM Modi's visit

May 31, 2017 16:31 IST

India and Spain on 31 May 2017 signed seven Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) including one on cyber security and technical cooperation in civil aviation.

The MoUs were signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Spain.

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Highlights of the MoUs
• The two sides signed one MoU on transfer of sentenced persons to respective countries.
• One of the MoUs was for the visa waiver scheme for holders of diplomatic passports.
• Four MoUs were signed between the two countries on cooperation in organ transplantation, cyber security, renewable energy and civil aviation.
• One MoU was signed between India's Foreign Service Institute and Diplomatic Academy of Spain.

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The agreements were signed after PM Modi held wide-ranging talks with Spanish President Mariano Rajoy at the Moncloa Palace in the Spanish capital.

PM Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Spain since 1988. Spain is India's seventh largest trading partner in the European Union. Two-way trade between both the countries totalled for USD 5.27 billion in the year 2016.


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