New Delhi, Dec. 30 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Jordan in October for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics.
The MoU will develop and strengthen industrial, technological and commercial cooperation between the two countries in the Information Technology and Electronics ( ITE) sector and to implement institutional and capacity building cooperation programme aimed at fostering partnerships between the two countries.
The main areas of co-operation between the parties include identifying capacity building areas and specific needs of Jordanian IT sector, design, plan and implement IT capacity building programmes for the benefit to Jordan.
The cooperation among private and public entities of both countries in the areas of investment and business promotion; strengthening of collaboration in the IT&E sector in the areas of e-education, e-Governance, m-Governance, e-health, telemedicine etc.; sharing of best practices in the areas of regulatory policy and the institutional framework with special emphasis on developing internationally competitive IT&E manufacturing and services industry.
Besides, participation in international events organised by each country, as appropriate, exchange of experts etc. and other areas as jointly decided by the Parties.
The above areas of cooperation will be realised through establishing a Working Group on IT&E composed of representatives of the Parties.