India, with its vast geographical, cultural, and historical richness, has always maintained its diplomatic ties with other nations. In 2019, India was actively involved in negotiating and signing various agreements with other countries that could lead to mutual growth and development. Here are some of the most important agreements that India signed with other countries in 2019.
1. Indo-Korean Agreement on Trade in Services and Investment
In February 2019, India and South Korea signed the «Agreement on Trade in Services and Investment,» which aimed to enhance trade relations in services, investments, and technological cooperation between the two nations.
2. India-Sweden Agreement on Innovation Partnership
In April 2019, India and Sweden signed a «Joint Declaration on the India-Sweden Innovation Partnership for a Sustainable Future,» which aimed to promote sustainability and innovation in the two countries through joint research and development projects.
3. India-France Agreement on Space Cooperation
In March 2019, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the French National Space Agency signed an agreement to collaborate in the areas of space exploration, satellite technology, and remote sensing. This partnership would help both countries to explore new opportunities and share their knowledge and expertise in the field of space technology.
4. India-Canada Agreement on Science and Technology
In February 2019, India and Canada signed an agreement to enhance their collaboration in science and technology. This agreement aimed to promote joint research and innovation projects as well as exchange of scientists and researchers between the two countries.
5. India-UAE Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance
In January 2019, India and the United Arab Emirates signed an agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. This agreement would facilitate the exchange of information and evidence as well as the extradition of criminals between the two countries.
In conclusion, the agreements that India signed with other countries in 2019 indicate its commitment to forging stronger ties with other nations. These agreements would not only promote trade, investment, and innovation but also help in tackling important issues such as climate change, space exploration, and terrorism. As India continues to expand its global outreach, it is expected that more such agreements will be signed in the future.