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Documents signed/finalized in the run upto the visit of Prime Minister of India to the US

June 07, 2016

S.No Title Description Signatories Date/Place of signature
1. Arrangement between the Multi-Agency Centre/Intelligence Bureau of the Government of India and the Terrorist Screening Center of the Government of the United States of America for the exchange of Terrorist Screening Information As per this Arrangement, India and the US shall provide each other access to terrorism screening information through the designated contact points, subject to domestic laws and regulations.The Arrangement would enhance the counter terrorism cooperation between India and the US. India: Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, Union Home Secretary
US: Mr. Richard Verma, Ambassador of the United States of America to India
Signed in New Delhi on
2 June 2016
2. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)between the Government of India and the Government of the United States of America to enhance cooperation on Energy Security, Clean Energy and Climate Change The objective of the MoU is to enhance cooperation between India and the US on energy security, clean energy and climate change through increased bilateral engagement and further joint initiatives for promoting sustainable growth. India: Shri P.K. Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India US: Mr. Richard R Verma, Ambassador of the United States of America to India Signed in New Delhi on
2 June 2016
3. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Government of India and Government of the United States of America to enhance co-operation on Wildlife Conservation and Combating Wildlife Trafficking The MOU seeks cooperation in areas such as Wildlife Forensics and Conservation Genetics; Natural World Heritage Conservation and Nature Interpretation; and Conservation Awareness, between India and the US for wildlife conservation and management and combating wildlife trafficking. India: Shri Arun K. Singh, Ambassador of India to the United States of America
US: Ms. Catherine A. Novelli, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment
Signed in Washington DC on
2 June 2016
4. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Consular, Passport and Visa Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and US Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security of the United States for the Development of an International Expedited Traveler Initiative (the Global Entry Programme) The Global Entry is a US Customs and Border Protection programme, which allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. After joint scrutiny and clearance by both countries, the approved Indian travelers will be extended the facility of expedited entry into the United States through automatic kiosks at select airports. India: Shri Arun K. Singh, Ambassador of India to the United States of America US: Mr. Kevin K. McAleenan, Deputy Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security Signed in Washington DC on
3 June 2016
5. Technical Arrangement between the Indian Navy and the United States Navy concerning Unclassified Maritime Information Sharing The Arrangement would allow sharing of unclassified information on White Shipping between India and the US as permitted by respective national laws, regulations and policies, and provides a framework for mutually beneficial maritime information. India: Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff US: Vice Admiral Ted N. Branch, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare Signed through Diplomatic Channels on 26 May 2016
6. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India and the Department of Energy of the United States of America for Cooperation in Gas Hydrates
The MOU aims to increase the understanding of the geologic occurrence, distribution, and production of natural gas hydrates along the continental margin of India and in the US. India: Shri Arun K. Singh, Ambassador of India to the United States of America
US: Christopher A Smith, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Department of Energy
Signed in Washington DC on
6 June 2016
Documents finalized
7. Information Exchange Annex (IEA) between the Ministry of Defence, Government of India and the Department of Defense of the United States of America to the Master Information Exchange Agreement concerning Aircraft Carrier Technologies IEA is aimed to enhance data and information sharing specific to aircraft carriers technology between India and the US.
8. Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement between the Ministry of Defence, Government of India and the Department of Defense of the United States of America The agreement is aimed at facilitating mutual logistic support between India and the US for authorized port visits, joint exercises, joint training and HA-DR (humanitarian assistance and disaster relief).
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