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India signs six agreement with Qatar

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Staff writer ▼ | March 26, 2015
As Emir of Qatar Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in India, the two countries signed six agreements in New Delhi.
Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani
Asia and the Middle East   A series of agreements
Senior spokesperson of the Indian External Affairs Ministry Syed Akbaruddin has confirmed the news saying that the two ‘friendly’ nations have opened new doors for investment by signing these agreements.

Top Indian and Qatari officials signed an agreement on bilateral co-operation in the field of information and communication technology, a MoU on co-operation between the Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences and Meteorological Department for Scientific and Technical of Qatar.

They also signed a MoU between Diplomatic Institute of the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Service Institute of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, a MoU on bilateral co-operation in the field of radio and television and an agreement on mutual co-operation and exchange of news.

Nearly 600,000 Indians work in Qatar, which is also the largest source of India’s LNG imports (86%). The volume of bilateral trade, which is heavily weighted in favour of Qatar because of India’s LNG imports, stands at USD 16 billion.