India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Union Cabinet on 8th January gave its approval for the ratification of Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement between India and France.
The Agreement was signed in March, 2018 during the State Visit of the French President to India.
The Agreement between the two nations represents a major milestone in enhancing people-to-people contacts, fostering mobility of students, academics, researchers and skilled professionals and strengthening cooperation on issues related to irregular migration and Human Trafficking between the two sides.
The Agreement is a testimony to India’s rapidly expanding multi-faceted relationship with France and symbolizes the increasing trust and confidence between the two sides, cabinet said in a statement.
The Agreement is initially valid for a period of seven years, incorporates provision for automatic renewal and a monitoring mechanism through a Joint Working Group.