The Ministry of External Affairs of India has launched an e-book titled ‘A Trip to the Central Asia’ based on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit to the Central Asia from July 6 to July 13, 2015.
The e-booklet is available at the official website of MEA here.
Modi visited Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan on 6th, 8th, 10th, 11th, and 12th July respectively. He was on an eight-day foreign tour to build a healthy relationship with the nations of central Asia.
Meanwhile, he attended the Summits of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
“India and Central Asia must reconnect. It is important for the future that we seek for our countries and our region,” says Modi.
Uzbekistan and India signed a three pact agreement involving enhancing the present situation between their foreign offices and in the field of culture and tourism.
With Kazakhstan, India signed five agreements involving the transfer of sentenced persons, culture and sports, technical cooperation in defence and military, Railways, and atomic energy.
Turkmenistan-India inked 3 agreements and 4 MoUs. It involves the supply of chemical products, cooperation between the foreign institutes, youth affairs and sports, co-operation in science and technology, defence, tourism, yoga and traditional medicines.
India-Kyrgyzstan signed on the agreement of culture and defence, and MoUs on cooperation on the standards’ sphere and elections.
Tajikistan-India inked on the cooperation of cultural ministries and note verbale to set up 37 computer labs in different schools of Tajikistan.
All the official documentation is available here.
While on the visit to the nations of Central Asia, the Prime Minister of India participated in different events organized at that time and before leaving he exchanged gifts with the Prime Ministers, Presidents, and other important officials of all the countries.