India and Kuwait signed MoU

Published on June 12, 2021
Current Context: India and Kuwait have signed an MoU agreement to enhance the cooperation to recruit Indian workers.
India and Kuwait signed MoU
  • The MoU will enable Indian domestic workers who are working in the Gulf nation with legal protection under the law.
  • The legal framework will be in the lines of recruitment laws.
  • The MoU document was signed by Indian Ambassador Sibi George and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Kuwait Majdi Ahmad Al-Dhafiri. The agreement was signed in the presence of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.
  • India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is on his three days visit to Kuwait. The visit is in line with the time when 2021-22 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between India and Kuwait.
  • The MoU will secure the rights of domestic workers and the employer who are present in the Gulf nation.
  • The MoU will grant a 24-hour assistance mechanism for domestic workers.
  • Also, a joint committee will be set up to review the MoU activities on a periodic basis.
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of Kuwait: Kuwait City
    • Currency of Kuwait: Kuwaiti Dinar


Q.1 For which purpose, India and Kuwait signed MoU in June 2021?
a. Cooperation in ICT
b. Cooperation in Defence Equipment Manufacturing
c. Cooperation in Trade activities
d. Cooperation in the recruitment of Indian Workers

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