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MOU with Southern African Development Community (SADC)

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Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat based in Gaborone and the Republic of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Economic Cooperation between the Southern African Development Community and the Government of India to update the already signed MOU on Economic Cooperation on 14 October 1997. The MOU was signed by SADC Executive Secretary, Mr. Elias Mpedi Magosi on behalf of the SADC and H.E. Mr. Bharath Kumar Kuthati, High Commissioner of India to Botswana and Special Representative of India to the SADC.
The objective of the MOU is to establish a framework for strengthening economic cooperation between India and SADC in the priority areas of economic and technical cooperation such as industrialization; human and social development; new and emerging technologies; trade and investment; disaster risk management; women-led development; private sector development; space cooperation; green growth and green infrastructure development; and research and innovation in areas of mutual interest.
2 July 2024