Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow today held delegation level talks and signed seven agreements on cooperation between the two countries, including one on defence.
The Defence Cooperation Agreement provides a framework for intensifying bilateral defence and security cooperation through exchanges of high and mid-level visits, training and dialogue between the Ministries of Defence of the two countries and other relevant organisations. It would also enable capacity building and technical cooperation.
The two countries also signed memoranda of understanding on cooperation in yoga and traditional medicine, cooperation in science and technology and tourism.
Besides, public sector undertaking 'Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers Limited' and the Turkmen State concern 'Turkmenhimiya' entered an understanding on the supply of chemical products. Agreements on cooperation in the field of sports was also signed.
The seventh agreement was signed between the Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of External Affairs and the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.UNI XC NAZ RJ SW 1612
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