India-Morocco Current Affairs

India, Morocco sign revised Air Services Agreement enabling greater connectivity

India and Morocco have signed revised Air Services Agreement between two countries enabling greater air connectivity through modernized agreement. The agreement will enable code sharing with airlines of other party. It will also provide greater freedom in mounting direct flights. In long term this agreement will enable people of each country to travel to other country leading to better economic and cultural ties.

Background

The revised Air Services Agreement is outcome of three meetings of delegation from two countries who had worked towards liberalization of markets between two countries and updating of existing agreement. During these delegation meetings, both countries had cleared legal and technical difficulties and agreed to modern new text for Air Services Agreement. Thereafter, the agreed text of revised Air Services Agreement was approved by respective governments.

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India, Morocco sign MoU to promote mineral exploration

India and Morocco have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Mining and Geology for a period of 5 years to promote mineral exploration. It was signed in New Delhi after the bilateral discussions between Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and his Moroccan counterpart Aziz Rabbah.

Key Facts

Under this MoU, focus will be laid on evaluation of potential mineral resources and promoting exploration and mining through participation of both public and private sector. The focus of MoU is on development of geological infrastructure for Geoscience Maps and geochemical maps, strengthening geological research and evaluation of potential of mineral resources. Geological Survey of India (GSI) will assist Morocco in geological mapping and mineral exploration.

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