India and Bahrain signed three pacts to boost bilateral ties, during the State Visit of King of Kingdom of Bahrain to India
India and oil-rich Gulf nation Bahrain signed three pacts to boost bilateral ties. The pacts were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in New Delhi.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bahrain:
- In the fields of youth and sports: To strengthen bilateral cooperation through institutional exchanges particularly through exchange of youth and sports teams in various disciplines.
- On the establishment of a “High-level joint commission” for bilateral cooperation to replace the Joint Committee for Technical and Economic Cooperation established in 1981. The ‘High Joint Commission’, to be chaired by the Foreign Ministers, will serve as an umbrella framework for all cooperation between the two countries.
- Another MoU signed between the Foreign Service Institute and the Diplomatic Institute of Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote cooperation between the two organizations.