List of Agreements / MoU between India and Myanmar

India and Myanmar signed 11 agreements on 6th- Sep-2017 in a range of sectors, including one on maritime security cooperation, to further strengthen their multifaceted partnership. The MoUs were signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

India and Myanmar signed an MoU to strengthen maritime security cooperation. The two sides also signed an agreement for sharing white shipping information to improve data sharing on non-classified merchant navy ships or cargo ships.

The MoUs were signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during State visit of Prime Minister to Myanmar:

  1. MoU on Maritime Security Cooperation
  2. Cultural Exchange Programme for year 2017-2020
  3. MoU on Cooperation in Medical Products Regulation
  4. MoU on cooperation in the field of Health and medicine
  5. Technical Agreement for providing Coastal Surveillance System
  6. Exchange of Letter for Extension of MoU on the establishment of MIIT
  7. MoU for Upgradation of Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin, Myanmar
  8. MoU for Sharing White Shipping Information between Indian Navy and Myanmar Navy
  9. MoU in the field of elections between Election Commission of India and Election Commission of Myanmar
  10. Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Press Council of India and Myanmar Press Council
  11. Exchange of Letter for Extension of MoU on establishment of India-Myanmar Centre for Enhancement of IT-Skill

This is Prime Minister Modi’s first bilateral visit to Myanmar. He had visited the country in 2014 to attend the ASEAN-India Summit. Myanmar is one of India’s strategic neighbours and shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of northeastern states including militancy-hit Nagaland and Manipur.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on the second leg of his two-nation trip during which he travelled to southeastern Chinese city Xiamen where he attended the annual BRICS summit and held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders.

Detailed information of MoUs/Agreements signed during State visit of Prime Minister to Myanmar:

S.No.Name of MoUs/AgreementsMyanmar sideIndia side
1.Memorandum of Understanding on Maritime Security Cooperation Between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of the Union of MyanmarBrigadier General San Win, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of DefenceVikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
2.Cultural Exchange Programme between the Government of the Republic of India And the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for the year 2017-2020U Htun Ohn, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Religious Affairs and CultureVikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
3.Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Government of the Republic of India on Enhancing the Cooperation of the Upgradation of the Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin, Myanmar.Vikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
4.Memorandum of Understanding for Sharing White Shipping Information between the Indian Navy and Myanmar NavyRear Admiral Moe Aung, Chief of Staff (Myanmar Navy)Vikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
5.Technical Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government Of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for providing Coastal Surveillance SystemRear Admiral Moe Aung, Chief of Staff (Myanmar Navy)Vikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
6.Memorandum of Understanding between the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare of the Republic of India and Food and Drugs (FDA), Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar on Cooperation in Medical Products Regulation.Dr. Than Htut, Director General, Ministry of Health and Sports, GOMVikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
7.Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Health and Family welfare of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Health And Sports of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on cooperation in the field of Health and medicineDr. Than Htut, Director General, Ministry of Health and Sports, GOMVikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
8.Exchange of Letter for Extension of MoU on the establishment of MIITDr. Thein Win, Director General, Department of Higher EducationVikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
9.Exchange of Letter for Extension of MoU on the establishment of India-Myanmar Center for Enhancement of IT-SkillU Win Khaing Moe, Director General, Department of Research and InnovationVikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
10.Memorandum of understanding in the field of elections between the Election Commission of India and The Union Election Commission of Myanmar.U Tin Tun, Secretary of Union Election Commission of MyanmarVikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar
11.Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Myanmar Press Council and the Press Council of IndiaU Aung Hla Tun, Vice-Chairman (1)Mr. Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, Chairman, Press Council of India

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