Prime Minister Narendra Modi (file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (file photo)

Govt approves MoUs between India, Saudi on tourism cooperation, mutual assistance in custom matters

ANI | Updated: Feb 14, 2019 03:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 14 (
The agreement will help in making available, reliable, quick and cost-effective information and intelligence for the prevention and investigation of customs offences and apprehending of customs offenders.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister
The main objectives of the agreement are:-
1. Exchanging information and expertise in
2. Exchanging media publications, tourism related films, and encourage exchanging of visits between experts and tourism media representatives in the states of the parties.
3. Introducing tourism investment opportunities available in the states of the parties and encouraging mutual tourism investment in tourism projects.
4. Encouraging to organise joint tourism events, participate in exhibitions, conferences and seminars held in the states of the parties thus contributing to tourism development and
5. Encouraging public and private education facilities working in the tourism education and training field in the states of the parties.
6. Exchanging innovative experience and technologies in the tourism field, and consultation services.
7. Cooperation and coordinating in international forums and organisations concerned with tourism affairs.
India and Saudi Arabia have enjoyed a strong diplomatic and long economic relationship. Saudi Arabia is one of the potential tourist generating market for India from the Middle East. The signing of the
The signing of the two