MoU approved on Technical Cooperation between India and Bhutan
On 20 April 2016 the Union Cabinet gave its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bhutan.
The two nations will ink an agreement on technical cooperation in the field of capacity building, benchmarking and bilateral exchange in infrastructure engineering.
The decision was taken at a Union Cabinet meet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
Through this MoU, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) will stand to gain in terms of experience in hills road construction which is of paramount importance in J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and various States of North-East Region.
The MoU will take forward India-Bhutan friendship treaty and provide an umbrella for scientific, educational and technical research and environment protection.