Cabinet approves India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector

The Union Cabinet has approved Cooperation Agreement between India and Moroccan National Railways Office (ONCF) to develop long-term cooperation and partnership in different areas of railway sector.

The Cooperation Agreement was signed in December 2017 to enable technical cooperation in training and staff development; expert missions, exchange of experience and personnel and mutual technical assistance, including exchanging of experts.

Background

The Ministry of Railways had signed MoUs for technical cooperation in Rail sector with various foreign Governments and National Railways. The identified areas of cooperation include high-speed corridors, raising speed of existing routes, heavy haul operations, development of world class stations and modernization of rail infrastructure, etc. The cooperation is achieved through exchange of information on developments in areas of railways technology and operations, technical visits, knowledge sharing, training & seminars and workshops in areas of mutual interest.

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