TNPSC Current Affairs April 2017
India Cyprus inks four agreements
India and Cyprus has signed 4 agreements, including on air services and merchant shipping. They also expressed their willingness to cooperate in areas like climate change, tackling international terrorism and seeking reform of the United Nations.
Both India and Cyprus share the common objective of bringing early reform in united national security council. Cyprus also support India for permanent membership in the UN Security Council.
- The agreement on Executive Programme on Culture Education and Scientific Cooperation (EPCEC) for the year 2017-2020.
- An agreement on 'Work Plan under Programme of Cooperation in the Field of Agriculture for 2017-18'
- the two countries inked an air services agreement in Aviation sector and on cooperation in the area of merchant shipping