The Gist of PIB in English for UPSC, UPPSC/UPPCS, MPSC, BPSC & All State PCS Exams - 04 July 2019

The Gist of PIB in English for UPSC, UPPSC/UPPCS, MPSC, BPSC & All State PCS Exams - 04 July 2019

1. Agreement on various issues of India and the Maldives -

  • Shipping agreement has been approved to promote passenger services and freight services between sea and sea between India and Maldives.
  • This agreement is to connect Kochi with Maldives Males and Kulhudhufusi through the ferry services through the sea route between the Maldives and Kerala.
  • India is a leading partner in the development of the Maldives and has established several important institutions in Maldives.
  • Malé is the capital of the Maldives and the most populous metropolis. And total hybrid is the third most metropolitan population. Which has good prospects for tourists from both countries as well as introduction of ferry services from Kochi for freight.
  • The Union Cabinet approved the agreement between India and Maldives in the health sector.

2. Cooperation Agreement between India and Morocco-

  • The Union Cabinet approved the MoU between India and Morocco for developing, promoting and strengthening mutual cooperation between the two jurisdictions of the two countries.
  • This approval will encourage cooperation between judicial and other legal sectors between India and Morocco, and it will be easier to exchange knowledge in infrastructure and technology.

3. Under the Private Partnership, approval of the proposal for leasing of three airports of Indian Aircraft Falling Authority to Leh, Hamdabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru-

  • Under the Public Private Partnership (PPP), the Union Cabinet approved the proposal to lease three airports of the Airports Authority of India, Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru.
  • Under Public Private Partnership, M / s Adani Enterprises Limited has bid for 50 years lease duration for operation, management and development of these airports according to the terms and conditions of the bid documents.
  • These projects will bring efficiency in the distribution, expertise, enterprise and professionalism in addition to bringing the necessary investments in the public sector. And in terms of employment generation and related infrastructure, these areas will have economic growth.

Courtesy: PIB