India, Tajikistan ink 2 pacts to strengthen bilateral relations [ Current Affairs ]


During Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to Tajikistan (5 Central Asian countries i.e. Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan) and Russia) both countries inked 2 pacts to strengthen bilateral relations.

Signed pacts are –

  • Programme of Cooperation (POC) in the field of Culture for the years 2016-18. Both nations through exchange of expertise for protection, preservation and promotion of cultural heritage.
  • Both countries also seek to exchange of information and experts and organization of cultural days for greater cultural understanding between the countries.
  • Exchange of Note Verbale (NV) on setting up of Computer Labs- It conveys the intention of India to set up computer labs in 37 schools in Tajikistan.

India’s seeks to support Tajikistan in human resource and skill development efforts.

Both nations also pledged to further deepen their cooperation to fight the menace of radical terrorism and agreed to step up defence ties besides boosting trade and investment.

Both leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon agreed to promote the International North South transport corridor (INSTC).

- Published on: July 14, 2015