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.
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