India and Malaysia sign 3 MoUs

Monday, Nov 23, 2015,14:59 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Putrajaya | India and Malaysia today signed three MoUs, including one on cyber security, as part of efforts to strengthen their bilateral strategic partnership. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak witnessed the signing of three MoUs Cultural Exchange Programme agreement for 2015-2020, Cooperation in Project Delivery and Monitoring, and Cooperation on Cyber Security.

Our agreement to cooperate in cyber security is very important. As our lives get more networked, this is emerging as one of the most serious concerns of our age, Modi said at the joint media briefing after his talks with Najib.

Under the MoU on cyber security, both sides agreed to promote close cooperation and the exchange of information pertaining to cyber security incident management, technology cooperation and cyber attacks, prevalent policies and best practices and mutual response to cyber security incidents.

The MoU was signed between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) and Cyber Security Malaysia. The MoU in the field of performance management, project delivery and monitoring related to government programmes and delivery was signed between Permandu, Malaysia’s governance institution, and India’s Neeti Ayog.

On the MoU on Cooperation in Project Delivery, Modi said, I am happy that we are strengthening our excellent cooperation in Public Administration and Governance. I have personally interacted with PEMANDU, and am pleased that our Niti Ayog will work with them. Both leaders agreed to proceed with efforts to develop the strategic partnership between the two countries.