List of Agreements / MoU between India and Cambodia

India and Cambodia signed four agreements ranging from prevention of human trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters to Culture. In addition, India will provide soft loans through Line of Credit (LoC) to finance the ‘Stung Sva Hab Water Resource Development Project’ worth $ 36.92 million.

The agreements were signed after the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the visiting Cambodian PM Samdech Hun Sen. The two countries also decided to strengthen their defence cooperation through capacity building and exchanges of senior-level personnel. Besides, India will help set up a centre for IT excellence in Cambodia.

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List of Agreements / MoU between India and Cambodia:

The pacts were signed after comprehensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Hun Sen.

India and Cambodia also signed an MoU on the prevention of human trafficking under which the two countries will see increase bilateral cooperation on the issues of prevention rescue and repatriation related to human trafficking. They also inked a pact for cultural exchanges through 2018-2020.

The agreement seeks to promote cultural exchange and strengthen the friendly relations between the two nations.

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the State Visit of Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia to India ( January 27, 2018):

S. No.Agreement/MOU/Treaty and Purpose of MoUName of Minister/officials who exchanged Agreement from Indian and Cambodian side
1.Cultural Exchange Programme with Cambodia for the year 2018-2022. The CEP seeks to promote cultural exchange and strengthen the friendly relations between India and Cambodia.Indian side:
Dr. Mahesh Sharma Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Culture Government of India
Cambodian side:
Mrs. PHOEURNG Sackona Minister of Culture and Fine Arts, Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
2.Credit Line Agreement between the EXIM Bank, Government of India and the Government of Cambodia for a Line of Credit to finance the Stung Sva Hab Water Resource Development Project for US$ 36.92 million.Indian Side:
Smt. Preeti Saran Secretary(East) Ministry of External Affairs
Cambodian side:
Mr. PHAN Phalla, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance. Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
3.Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters. It seeks to improve the effectiveness of both countries in the prevention, investigation and prosecution of crimes through cooperation and legal assistance in criminal matters.Indian side:
Smt. Preeti Saran Secretary (East) Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)
Cambodian side:
Mr. SIENG Lapresse Adviser of the Government in Charge of Transnational Crime, Ministry of Interior (MLAT). Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
4.MoU on Cooperation for Prevention of Human Trafficking. It seeks to increase the bilateral cooperation on the issues of prevention, rescue and repatriation related to human trafficking.Indian side:
Smt. Preeti Saran Secretary (East) Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)
Cambodian side:
Mrs. CHOU Bun Eng Secretary of State, Ministry of Interior (Human Trafficking) Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia

The two sides also agreed on a $ 20 million concessional LoC by India for construction of transmission line in Cambodia. India has offered additional LoC for infrastructure projects in Cambodia, including in health sector for setting up of super speciality hospitals and for road, rail and digital connectivity.

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