UAE

India-UAE list of Bilateral Agreements

United Arab Emirates

The Trucial States of the Persian Gulf coast granted the UK control of their defense and foreign affairs in 19th century treaties. In 1971, six of these states – Abu Dhabi, ‘Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Dubayy, and Umm al Qaywayn – merged to form the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They were joined in 1972 by Ra’s al Khaymah. The UAE’s per capita GDP is on par with those of leading West European nations. For more than three decades, oil and global finance drove the UAE’s economy. In 2008-09, the confluence of falling oil prices, collapsing real estate prices, and the international banking crisis hit the UAE especially hard. The UAE did not experience the “Arab Spring” unrest seen elsewhere in the Middle East in 2010-11, partly because of the government’s multi-year, $1.6-billion infrastructure investment plan for the poorer northern emirates, and its aggressive pursuit of advocates of political reform. The UAE in recent years has played a growing role in regional affairs. In addition to donating billions of dollars in economic aid to help stabilize Egypt, the UAE was one of the first countries to join the Defeat-ISIS coalition, and to participate as a key partner in a Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen. [CIA World Fact Book]

List of Agreements as per 2020 June

Agreement on Legal and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters
Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters
Agreement on extradition
Agreement on Cooperation in the Field Of Defense
Framework Agreement between the two Countries for the Development of Relations in the Field of Industry
Agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons
Agreement on Cooperation in Combating Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
Bilateral Agreement to Avoid Double Taxation on Income and Capital
Bilateral Agreement on Airlines between their Respective Territories and Beyond
Agreement on Investment Protection and Promotion
Agreement on Security Cooperation
Agreement on Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters
Air Transport Services Agreement (Restricted)
A General Framework Agreement Between the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for Cooperation in the Field of Renewable Energy
Agreement On Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
Agreement on the management and storage of crude oil in India
Concession agreement for Zakum’s lower field
Amendment to the Crude Oil Storage Agreement
Cultural Agreement
Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Renewable Energy
Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Securities and Commodities
Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the Field of Standards and Conformity Assessment Systems
Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Accreditation
Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Workforce
Memorandum of Understanding on Political Consultations
Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of a Joint Consular Committee
Memorandum of Understanding between the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology in the UAE and Its Counterpart in the Republic of India
Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the Field of Tourism
Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of higher education
Memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of telecommunications regulation
Memorandum of understanding for cooperation between the UAE Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and its counterpart in the Republic of India
Memorandum of Understanding between the Central Bank of the UAE and the Reserve Bank of the Republic of India
A memorandum of understanding on setting up a framework to facilitate the participation of UAE investment institutions in infrastructure investments in India
Memorandum of Understanding in the field of exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes
Memorandum of understanding for technical cooperation in cyberspace and the fight against cybercrime
Letter of intent for cooperation in the field of skills development and recognition of qualifications
Memorandum of Understanding between the UAE Insurance Authority and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
Memorandum of Understanding between the Dubai Economic Council and the Import and Export Bank of India
arrangement  on cooperation between the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates and the Reserve Bank of India on the exchange of currencies
Memorandum of understanding on mutual protection of classified information
Memorandum of Understanding between the National Commission for Qualifications and Quality Assurance of Education and Training and the Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship of the Republic of India
Draft Memorandum of Understanding Bilateral Cooperation for Prevention of Human Trafficking Especially Trafficking
MOU to strengthen agricultural cooperation
Draft Memorandum of Understanding on Biluteral Cooperation in the Transport Sector and Highways
Draft Memorandum of Understanding on Instutional Cooperation on Maritime Shipping
Draft Memorandum of Understanding on Mutual Entry Visa Waiver for Holders of Diplomatic and Special Passport
Draft MOU with in field of Micro, small and medium Enterprises (MSME)
Draft memorandum of understanding to enhance the therapeutic trade measures
Draft MOU to enhance cooperation in the field of media, radio and television
Draft MoU on Mutual Recognition of Certificates for Seafarers
Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Conservation (ISESCO)
Memorandum of Understanding between ADNOC and HELDIA
Draft Defense Industry MOU
Exemption of Indian citizens with permanent residence in the UK and EU countries
Memorandum of Understanding between the Emirates Center for Policy and the Republic of India
Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of railways
Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the Field of workforce and the Supplementary Protocol to Domestic Employment
Memorandum of Understanding between Dubai Ports and the Government of the Jammu Region of Kashmir
Memorandum of Understanding between the Abu Dhabi Financial Market and the Mumbai Financial Market
Memorandum of Understanding for Air Transport
Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in Diplomatic Training
Memorandum of Understanding between the Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit and the Indian Financial Intelligence Unit
Memorandum of Understanding on Artificial Intelligence with India
Memorandum of Understanding for Tripartite Cooperation with India
Currency Swap  (AED – UAE – Indian Rupee)
Protocol on Amendment of the Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation on Income and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion

MOUs signed between India and UAE

India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) established diplomatic relations in 1972; the UAE Embassy in India was opened in 1972 while Indian Embassy in UAE was opened in 1973. India-UAE bilateral relations have received impetus from time-to-time with exchange of high-level visits from both sides. The visit of Prime Minister of India to UAE on 16-17 August 2015 marked the beginning of a new Comprehensive and Strategic partnership. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, visited India from February 10-12, 2016. [MEA India]

S. No. MOU Month/Year of signing
1 Air Services Agreement between India and the UAE January 2014
2 MoU on Renewable Energy Cooperation January 2014
3 MoU in the field of Tourism
[signed during the 11th Session of India-UAE Joint Committee Meeting held in New Delhi from September 2-3, 2015.]
03.09.2015
4 MoU on cooperation in Higher Education & Scientific Research
[MoU signed during the 11th Session of India-UAE Joint Committee Meeting held in New Delhi from September 2-3, 2015.]
03.09.2015
5 MoU on Telecom Regulatory Authorities of India and UAE
[MoU signed during the 11th Session of India-UAE Joint Committee Meeting held in New Delhi from September 2-3, 2015.]
03.09.2015
6 MoU On Establishing a Framework for Facilitating the Participation of UAE institutional investors in Infrastructure Investments in India 11.02.2016
7 General Framework Agreement on Renewable Energy
Cooperation
11.02.2016
8 MoU on Technical Cooperation in Cyber Space and Combating Cyber Crime 11.02.2016
9 MoU between the Indian Space Research Organization and the UAE Space Agency on Cooperation in the Exploration and use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes 11.02.2016
10 MoU for bilateral cooperation between the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and the Insurance Authority of UAE 11.02.2016
11 Executive Programme for Cultural Cooperation (EPCC) between India and UAE 11.02.2016
12 Letter of Intent between the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and National Qualifications Authority of UAE on Cooperation for Skill Development and Recognition of Qualifications 11.02.2016
13 MoU between Dubai Economic Council (DEC) and Export-Import Bank of India 12.02.2016
14 MoU between Reserve Bank of India and Central Bank of India on Currency Swaps 12.02.2016
15 MoU between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the UAE on Institutional Cooperation on Maritime Transport 25.01.2017
16 MOU between the Directorate General of Shipping, Republic of India and the Federal Transport Authority- Land and Maritime in the UAE on Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Competency as per the provisions of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping Convention (STCW78) and amendments thereof 25.01.2017
17 MoU between the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways of the Republic of India and the Federal Transport Authority, Land and Maritime of the UAE on Bilateral Cooperation in the Road Transport and Highways Sector 25.01.2017
18 MOU between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of UAE on cooperation in prevention and combating of human trafficking 25.01.2017
19 MOU between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of UAE on mutual exemption of entry visa requirements to the holders of Diplomatic, special and Official Passports 25.01.2017
20 Agreement on Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the Republic of India and the UAE 25.01.2017
21 MOU on technical development and cooperation in cyber space between National Security Council Secretariat and National Electronic Security Authority 25.01.2017
22 MoU for the cooperation in the field of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and innovation between the Ministry of Economy of United Arab Emirates and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoSMSME) of the Republic of India 25.01.2017
23 MoU between the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Climate Change & Environment of UAE in agriculture and Allied sectors 25.01.2017
24 MoU between the Ministry of Defence of the Government of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Defence of the Government of UAE on cooperation in the field of Defence Industry 25.01.2017
25 MoU between Prasar Bharati, India and Emirates News Agency (WAM), UAE for cooperation in programme exchange 25.01.2017
26 MoU between the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Economy of United Arab Emirates on trade remedial measures to promote cooperation in areas of mutual interest 25.01.2017
27 Agreement on Oil Storage And Management between Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Limited and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company 25.01.2017
28 MOU between National Productivity Council and Al Etihad Energy Services Co. LLC 25.01.2017
29 Framework Agreement on the establishment of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) 24.10.2017
30 MoU between Government of India and Government of UAE on Co-operation in the field of Manpower 10.02.2018.
31 MoU between Ministry of Railways, India and Federal Transport Authority-Land & Maritime of UAE for Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector 10.02.2018.
32 MOU between Indian Consortium (OVL, BPRL & IOCL) and      ADNOC for acquisition of 10% participating interest in the             offshore Lower Zakum Concession 10.02.2018.
33 MoU between Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) to enhance cooperation between both the             countries in financial services industry 10.02.2018.
34 MoU between Government of Jammu and Kashmir and DP World to establish multi-modal logistics park and hub in Jammu comprising warehouses and specialized storage solutions 10.02.2018.
35 MOU between FIU-IND and FIU-UAE on cooperation in exchange of information on suspicious transactions related to            money laundering 24.6.2018
36 Memorandum of Understanding in the field of diplomatic training between the Emirates Diplomatic Academy(EDA)  and the         Foreign Service Institute(FSI) of India 25.06.2018
37 Saudi Aramco and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in June 2018 to           jointly develop and build an integrated refinery and petrochemicals   complex at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra 25.062018.
38 ADNOC signeda framework agreement with the ISPRL to explore the possibility of storing ADNOC crude oil at ISPRL’s underground oil storage facility at Padur in Karnataka  was signed on the           sidelines of the ADIPEC 2018 in Abu Dhabi. 12.11.2018
39 Indian Rupee (INR)/UAE Dirham (AED) Bilateral Currency Swap Arrangement between RBI and Central Bank of the UAE 30.11.2018.
40 MoU for Development Cooperation in Africa between Ministery of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation  of the UAE and Ministry          of External Affairs of India 04.12.2018.
41 MoU between Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board and Emirates Airlines singed on 8th Feb. during Andhra Pradesh CM’s visit to Dubai.  Senior representatives from both sides to be present in the ceremony. 08.022018
42 MoU between IIM Ahmedabad and BRS Ventures Investment Limited 10.02.2018
43 MoU between Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited and BRS Ventures Investment Limited 10.02.2018
44 Agreement between Crop Data Technology Private Ltd (CDT), India and Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), UAE 10.02.2018
45 MoU between Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Emirates Policy Center (EPC) 08.02.2018.

 

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