List of agreements

List of agreements

List of Agreements/MOUs signed during the visit of Prime Minister to Iran (May 23. 2016)

S.No

Title of MoU

Description

Signatory from Indian side

Signatory from Iran side

1.

India-Iran Cultural Exchange Programme

The objective is to extend the CEP for the period 2016-2019 covering the areas of culture and art; radio, TV, mass media and cinema; and relevant general and financial terms.

H.E. Mr. Saurabh Kumar, Indian Ambassador to Iran

H. E. Dr. Abouzar Ebrahimi, Head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO).

2.

MoU between the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of Iran on Policy Dialogue between Governments and Interaction between Think Tanks

The MoU seeks to create a Joint Secretary/Director General policy dialogue as well as encouraging new institutional mechanisms between think tanks on both sides. There is also a provision for a conference on contemporary issues of regional and global significance.

H. E. Dr S Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary of India,

H. E. Mr. Ebrahim Rahimpour, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran

3.

MoU between Foreign Service Institute, MEA and the School of International Relations, Iran’s MoFA

This MoU is intended to enhance cooperation between the two parties for training of diplomats and exchange of eminent speakers.

H. E. Dr S Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary of India

H. E. Mr. Hadi Soleimanpour, Head of Centre for International Education and Research.

4.

Implementation Protocol between Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of S&T and Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology on Cooperation in the Fields of Science and Technology

The IP fleshes out the specific cooperation between the two sides pursuant to the 2003 MoU and covers areas like exchange of experiences, seminars, conferences etc.

H. E. Mr. Saurabh Kumar, Indian Ambassador to Iran

H. E. Dr Hussein Salar Amoli, Deputy Minister of Science of Iran

5.

MoU between Indian Council for Cultural Relations and Islamic Culture and Relations Organizations of the IR Iran

The MoU provides for institutional mechanisms for cooperation between ICCR and ICRO and lays down the modalities for the cooperation.

Shri C Rajasekhar, Director General, ICCR

Dr. Abouzar Ebrahimi, Head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization [ICRO].

6.

Bilateral contract on Chabahar Port for port development and operations between IPGPL [India Ports Global Private Limited] and Arya Banader of Iran

The contract envisages development and operation for 10 years of two terminals and 5 berths with cargo handling [multipurpose and general] capacities.

Shri Arun K Gupta, Managing Director, IPGPL.To be Counter-signed by H. E. Mr. Alok Srivastva, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Shipping of India

Mr. Ebrahim Yaseri, Managing Director of Arya Banader To be countersigned by H. E. Mr Saeednejad, Chairman of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran.

7.

MoU between EXIM Bank and Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization [PMO] oncurrent specific terms for the Chabahar Port project

This MoU is intended for the purpose of credit of USD 150 million for Chabahar port.

Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur, Chairman, EXIM Bank

H. E. Mr Saeednejad, Chairman of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran.

8.

Confirmation Statement between EXIM Bank and Central Bank of Iran

This confirms the availability of credit up to INR 3000 crore for the import of steel rails and implementation of Chabahar port.

Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur, Chairman, EXIM Bank

Mr. Gholamali Kamyab, Vice Governor of Central Bank of Iran

9.

MoU between ECGC [Export Credit Guarantee Corporation] Limited of India and the Export Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI)

The MoU seeks to establish a framework of cooperation between ECGC and EGFI in supporting and encouraging foreign trade and foreign investment between India and Iran and, where appropriate, the supply of goods and services from their respective countries as part of a project to a third country.

Ms Geetha Muralidhar, Chairman & Managing Director, Export Credit and Guarantee Corporation of India.

Mr. Seyed Kamal Seyed Ali, Chairman and CEO of Export Guarantee Fund of Iran

10.

MoU between National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) and the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO)

The objective is for the two parties to jointly explore the possibility of manufacturing aluminium metal by setting up of a smelter on joint venture basis in Iran and/or entering into tolling arrangements with smelters in Iran or any other form of business collaboration including sale of alumina etc.

Dr T K Chand, CMD, NALCO.

Mr. Mehdi Karbasian, Head of IMIDRO.

11.

MoU between IRCON and Construction, Development of Transport and Infrastructure Company (CDTIC) of Iran

MoU will enable IRCON to provide requisite services for the construction of Chabahar-Zahedan railway line which forms part of transit and transportation corridor in trilateral agreement between India, Iran and Afghanistan. Services to be provided by IRCON include all superstructure work and financing the project (around USD 1.6 billion).

Mr. Mohan Tiwari, Managing Director of IRCON

H. E. Mr Pourseyed Aghaei, Deputy Minister for Railways of Iran

12.

MoU for cooperation between the National Archives of India and the National Library and Archives Organisation of the Islamic Republic of Iran

The aim to for facilitation of exchange of information and knowledge in the field of archival matters through exchange of manuals, guidelines, rules, publications and other special literature on archival topics.

H. E. Mr. Saurabh Kumar, Indian Ambassador to Iran

Dr Sayed Reza Salehi, Head of National Library and Archives Organisation of the Islamic Republic of Iran

 
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