India signs six agreement with QatarStaff 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.
Asia and the Middle East A series of 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. ■