India to sign extradition treaty with Brazil

April 15th, 2008 - 1:46 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Pratibha Patil
By Liz Mathew
Rio de Janeiro, April 14 (IANS) India is all set to sign an extradition treaty with Brazil as well as memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for exchanging expertise on rural development programmes for poverty alleviation and for cooperation in the field of oil and natural gas. The four agreements expected to be signed during President Pratibha Patil’s three-day visit to Brazil, are an extradition treaty, a MoU for cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors, a pact in the area of civil defence and humanitarian assistance and another in the field of oil and natural gas.

The deals are to be signed Tuesday when the president visits Brazilia, where she will be meeting Brazilian President Luiz In

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