Cabinet nods MoU between India, Joradan over IT & Electronics Cooperation

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in October, 2015 between India and Jordan for promoting cooperation In the field of Information Technology and Electronics.

The MoU will develop and strengthen industrial, technological and commercial cooperation between the two countries in Information Technology and Electronics (IT&E) sector and to implement institutional and capacity building cooperation programme aimed at fostering partnerships between the two countries.

The main areas of co-operation between the parties include:-

i. Identifying Capacity Building areas and specific needs of Jordanian IT sector, Design, Plan and implement IT Capacity Building Programmes for the benefit to Jordan;

ii. Cooperation among private and public entities of both countries in the areas of investment and business promotion;

iii. Strengthening of collaboration in the IT&E sector in the areas of e-education, e-Governance, m-Governance, e-health, telemedicine etc.;

iv. Sharing of best practices in the areas of regulatory policy and the institutional framework with special emphasis on developing internationally competitive IT&E manufacturing and services industry;

v. Participation in International events organized by each country, as appropriate, exchange of experts etc. and

vi. Other areas as jointly decided by the Parties.

The above areas of cooperation will be realized through establishing a Working Group on IT&E composed of representatives of the Parties.

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