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  • Imran Khan opts for simple oath-taking ceremony
  • Bhutan King arrives Delhi to attend Vajpayee's cremation, other dignitaries expected
  • Cauvery inspate downstream KRS/Kabini, land slides in Kodagu
  • US threatens more action against Turkey unless pastor freed
  • US military parade ordered by Trump postponed 'to 2019'
  • Devastating rain claims over 164 lives in Kerala so far; House, Crop loss estimated at Rs 68 27 cr
  • Major currencies down
  • Forex market closed on Friday
  • The Rohingya lists: refugees compile their own record of those killed in Myanmar
  • I feel like I have lost my father all over again: Ramchandra Bade’s daughter
  • Devastating rain claims over 100 lives in Kerala so far; House, Crop loss estimated at Rs 68 27 cr
  • Injury forced Vajpayee to stay in MP's Sehore for two-and-half months
  • Pak Minister Ali Zafar to attend Vajpayee's funeral, Putin condoles death of former PM
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Cabinet approves MoU between India, Belgium on Cooperation in ICT&E

New Delhi, Jan 3 (UNI) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Belgium on Cooperation in the field of Information Communication Technology and Electronics (ICT&E) on Wednesday.
The MoU was signed during the State Visit of King Philippe of the Belgium to India on November 7 last year, according to an official statement here.
The MoU intends cooperation between India and Belgium, including sharing of best practices in the area of ICT&E policy; Digital agenda technology and research with special emphasis on developing ICT&E manufacturing and services; e-Governance and e-Public Service Delivery, participation in conferences, study visits and exchange of experts, cyber security and to resolve issues of data adequacy, market access, trade and services.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is collaborating with a number of countries for fostering bilateral and multilateral ICT cooperation. ICT, in the present knowledge era, has the potential to play an important role in fostering economic growth, as well as in other dimensions of economic and social development of a country.
India and Belgium enjoy close and friendly ties. Belgium is India's second largest trade partner with the European Union (EU). Belgium has expertise in the Communication Technology sector especially in the field of e-Governance and electronic ID card and Tax on web. During Prime Minister's visit to Brussels in March 2016 to attend the EU Summit and bilateral dialogue with Belgium, it was proposed to sign an MoU in IT and Electronics sector between India and Belgium.
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