Joint Statement signed between India and Kyrgyzstan

On 12.07.2015, a
Joint Statement was signed between India and Kyrgyzstan to strengthen
the friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries. The
Statement provides for:

(1)   Political Cooperation- to enhance contacts at different levels, including regular
high-level visits and official exchanges to facilitate closer consultations on
bilateral, international and regional issues of mutual interest. The Sides
welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the
field of elections between Central Commission on Elections and Conducting
Referendum in Kyrgyz
Republic and the Election
Commission of India.

(2)   Cooperation at regional
and global level- to deepen interaction between the
two countries in the international arena including the framework of United
Nations Organization in order to strengthen the role of U.N. in adequately
dealing with contemporary challenges and the threats to global peace and

(3)   Defence cooperation- for the development of defence ties through exchange of visits at
Defence Minister level between the two countries and participation in U.N.
peacekeeping operations.

(4)   Economic cooperation- for establishment of direct business contact between the two countries
through greater connectivity in the field of trade and tourism.

(5)   Scientific and Technical
Cooperation- for cooperation in sectors such as
education and health through establishment of Tele-medicine links, with the
support of Government of India, between highly specialized hospitals of India and six
Medical Establishments of Kyrgyzstan and continued research activity.

(6)   Cultural and humanitarian
cooperation- for enhancement of cultural and
humanitarian cooperation, including exchange of students and to strengthen
scientific-technical cooperation between researchers and students in
Universities, research and analytical centers and private sector. The Sides
welcomed the signing of Agreement on Cultural Cooperation and stressed the need
to enhance cooperation between the peoples of the two countries in different
forms of art, music, dance, theatre, cinema and other cultural manifestations.


-Press Information Bureau
Source: Legal news India

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