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Union Cabinet approved 3 MOU between India and Qatar

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Union Government chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Qatar and provided the approval for the three agreements between India and Qatar.

Purpose: Cooperation in the field of Skill development, Tourism and Customs.MoU-between-India-Qatar

Skill Development:               

Facilitate workforce mobility, skill development and placement of Indian youth in overseas jobs in Qatar


India received approximately 6,313 tourists from Qatar in 2015


Co-operation and mutual assistance in customs matter

I. Strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism:


  • To create conditions for long-term co-operation for the mutual benefits
  • To exchange expertise, publications, information/data and statistics
  • To encourage cooperation through the exchange of programmes, propaganda and advertising materials, publications, films, promotion and marketing
  • To exchange visits of Tour Operators / Media /Opinion Makers for promotion of two way tourism
  • To encourage co-operation between tourism sectors, tour operators, travel agents and other tourism private sector’s firms and bureaus in the two countries
  • To encourage public and the private sectors to invest

II. Skill Development and Recognition of qualifications:

  • Facilitate workforce mobility
  • Skill development
  • Placement of youth in overseas jobs in Qatar

III. Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters:

Aim: To entering into a bilateral Agreement on co-operation Customs matters between India and Qatar


  • Help in the availability of relevant information for the prevention and investigation of Customs offences.
  • Facilitate trade and ensure efficient clearance of goods traded between the countries