India-European Union Current Affairs - 2020

MPEDA opens Quality Control Lab in Porbandar; India misses Sea Food Export Target in 2019-20

On August 17, 2020, the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) opened a Quality Control Laboratory in Porbandar. The laboratory is to test seafood processors and exporters. Highlights The laboratory is to test seafood processors and exporters to make sure their products are safe according to international regulatory requirement. It is equipped with equipment to Read More…

India-European Union sign Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation

On July 25, 2020, India and European Union renewed their agreement on scientific and technological cooperation for the next five years. The agreement was signed in 2001 and was renewed in the past twice in 2007 and 2015. Highlights According to the agreement, India and European Union agreed to renew their scientific cooperation for the Read More…

India-European Union Summit held via video conferencing

On July 15, 2020, the 15th India-European Union Summit was held through video conferencing. The summit aims to strengthen ties between India and European Union. PM Modi addressed the summit. Highlights Under the Summit, India and European Union agreed to boost their ties in the areas of defence, trade and investment. They agreed to launch Read More…

Portugal President to make a 4-day visit to India

Portugal President Rebelo de Sousa is to make a four-day visit to India. The last visit by a Portugal President to India was in 2007. Highlights The Portugal President during his visit will hold talks with President Ram Nath and PM Modi. He will also travel to the states of Maharashtra and Goa.  The countries Read More…

Britain releases new 50 pence coin marking BREXIT

The British Government has unveiled a new 50 pence coin commemorating Brexit. The coin has the inscription “Peace, Prosperity and Friendship with all nations”. Around 3 million coins are to be distributed from post offices, banks and shops from January 31, 2020. India and Brexit More than 800 Indian companies have invested in UK. Some Read More…