India and Denmark sign pacts to enhance bilateral cooperation

February 7th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin  

Manmohan Singh
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): India and Denmark have signed three pacts to enhance cooperation in trade, renewal energy and environmental issues here on Wednesday.

The pacts were signed after delegation level talks headed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his Danish counterpart Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between India and Denmark for cooperation in new and renewable energy technology.

The two countries also agreed on an arrangement on Gainful Employment for Family Members of the Diplomatic Mission or Consular Post.

Bilateral trade between India and Denmark was at 885 million dollars in 2006 and there is considerable potential for further growth.

An External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said the pacts include an agreement to set up a joint commission for cooperation, which will develop ties in wide-range of areas including economic, political, commercial, science and technology, culture, energy and environment.

Rasmussen is on a five-day visit to India. (ANI)

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