India, Kyrgyzstan sign six agreements
By IANS | Published: 20th December 2016 03:05 PM |
NEW DELHI: India and Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday signed six agreements, including on tourism, agriculture and youth affairs, following delegation-level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kyrgyz President Almazbek Sharshenovich Atambayev here.
"Tourism, Agriculture, Youth Affairs and more - the leaders witness exchange of agreements that testify to the strength of #IndiaKyrgyz ties," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on cooperation in youth exchange.
Another MoU was signed on cooperation between the Foreign Service Institute and the Diplomatic Academy of the Kyrgyz Republic.
A third MoU was signed on cooperation in the field of tourism, while a fourth one was signed on cooperation in the field of broadcasting and exchange of audio-visual programmes.
A fifth agreement was signed on cooperation in youth development.
Another agreement was signed on cooperation in agriculture and the food industry.
Earlier on Tuesday, President Atambayev was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
He arrived here on Sunday on a four-day official visit to India.