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List of Documents signed during the State Visit of Prime Minister of Canada

November 06, 2012

Document/MoU Indian Signatory Canadian signatory Synopsis
Agreement on Social Security Shri Vayalar Ravi, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Mr Edward Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister of Asia Pacific Gateway The Agreement, signed between Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, provides for avoidance of double social security contributions by detached workers (employed persons who are subject to the legislation of a country and who are sent by their employers to work in the territory of another country) from the host country legislation, portability of contributions at the time of relocation, and totalization of the periods of contribution for determining eligibility to a benefit.
MOU on cooperation in Information Communication Technology and Electronics Smt Preneet Kaur, Minister of State for External Affairs Mr Edward Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister of Asia Pacific Gateway The MOU, signed between Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and Department of Industry Canada, will provide the necessary framework for cooperation in the Information Communication Technology and Electronics (ICTE) sector between the two countries for establishing a strong and effective business to business partnership and cooperation; raising awareness among private and public sector stakeholders on ICTE opportunities in Canada and India; and establishing an ICTE Working Group to engage in a wide variety of ICTE Sector related issues.
MOU between DRDO and York University, Canada for cooperation in the areas of Joint Research and Development in Defence Science & Technology Dr V K Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri Dr Robert Hache, Vice-President, Research & Innovation, York University, Canada The MOU will establish a framework for cooperation and identify opportunities for collaboration in the areas of joint research and development in defence science and technology through information and personnel exchanges.

New Delhi
November 6, 2012

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