India and Jordan signed 12 agreements

Highlights:

  • India and Jordan have 12 agreements covering areas as diverse as defence, mass media, health, culture and tourism.
  • These agreements were signed after the highlevel talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jordanian King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein in New Delhi. 
  • Jordanian King was on three days visit to India. It was his only second to India, that too after more than a decade.
Agreements are:
  • MoU on Defence Cooperation
  • Cultural Exchange Programme (CEP)
  • Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement
  • MoU between PrasarBharati and Jordan TV
  • Twining Agreement between Agra and Petra (Jordan)
  • Visa waiver for diplomatic and official passport holders
  • MoU for long term supply of Rock Phosphate and Fertilizer/NPK
  • MoU for setting up of the next generation Centre of Excellence (COE) in Jordan
  • MoU for cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine between India and Jordan
  • MoU between University of Jordan (UJ) and ICCR regarding setting up of a Hindi Chair at the University 
  • Cooperation between Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) and Jordan Media Institute (JMI).