India and Canada on Friday inked a series of MoUs and Agreements including on IT, Energy Dialogue and Sports to boost bilateral ties.
According to MEA spokesman Raveesh Kumar, the signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his visiting counterpart Justin Trudeau.
The list of MoUs and agreements include a joint declaration in information communications technology and electronics and a terms of reference for the India-Canada Ministerial Energy Dialogue.
The 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 was inked by Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains.
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland inked the terms of reference for the India-Canada Ministerial Energy Dialogue between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas from India and the Department of Natural Resources of Canada.
There was also a Memorandum of Understanding between Government of India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and The Department of Canadian Heritage (Sport Canada) on Cooperation in Sport.
Both sides also inked a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce of India and The Canadian Intellectual Property Office Concerning Cooperation on Intellectual Property Rights. Read More…
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