Sri Lanka, India sign 6 MOUs

Sri Lanka, India sign 6 MOUs for MRCC, Digital Identity and Power Projects

by Zulfick Farzan 29-03-2022 | 8:57 AM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka and India have signed six Memorandums of Understanding on Monday (28) when Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar called on his Sri Lankan counterpart Professor G. L. Peiris in Colombo.

The MoUs are :

  • MOU for the establishment of modern computer labs and smart boards with customized curriculum software in 200 schools in the Galle district.

  • MOU on the implementation of the Sri Lanka Unique Digital Identity (SL-UDI) programme with the Government of India's Grant Assistance.

  • MOI between the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Services (SSIFS), India, and the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI).

  • MOU for providing Marine Rescue Coordinating Center (MRCC).

  • MOU on the implementation of Hybrid Power Projects in three islands in Jaffna.

  • MOU on Cooperation in Development of Fisheries Harbours in Sri Lanka.

Following the talks with Minister G. L Peiris, Dr. Jaishankar tweeted "Concluded productive talks with Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris of Sri Lanka."

"Discussed economic recovery, our development partnership, mutual security, fishermen’s issues, and international coordination," he added.