India, Australia MoU for Cooperation in Civil Aviation Sector Approved (Download PDF)

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Union Cabinet chaired PM Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Australia. MoU is for promotion and development of cooperation in civil aviation security. it will provide compliance of international obligation.

India, Australia MoU for cooperation signed

India, Australia MoU for Cooperation Signed

India, Australia MoU for cooperation signed

Highlights

  • Union Cabinet gave its approval for signing of a MoU between India and Australia for promotion and development of cooperation in civil aviation security.
  • MoU will provide compliance of international obligation as well as enhance promotion in area of security cooperation between two countries.
  • It will provide an opportunity to Indian aviation security authorities to share expertise of their Australian counterparts and enhance overall aviation security environment in India.

Highlights of India Australia relations

  • Relationship has grown in strength and importance since India’s economic reforms in 1990s’.
  • Australia supports India’s candidature in an UN Security Council.
  • India and Australia are members of G-20, Commonwealth, Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA), ASEAN Regional Forum and Asia Pacific Partnership on Climate and Clean Development.
  • Defence Cooperation between countries has expanded significantly in recent years.
  • India is Australia’s largest export market for gold and chickpeas and second largest market for coal and copper ores and third largest market for lead and wool.
  • Four products - coal, non-monetary gold, copper ores and petroleum are account for over 80 per cent of India’s imports from Australia.
  • India’s main exports to Australia are pearls and gems, jewelry, medicaments and passenger motor vehicles.
  • There is an Indian community of nearly 2, 95, 000 in Australia.

About Australia

  • Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans.
  • Capital: Canberra
  • Largest city: Sydney
  • Currency: Australian dollar
  • Prime minister: Malcolm Turnbull
  • Legislature: Parliament
  • Upper house: Senate
  • Lower house: House of Representatives
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- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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