India and Malyaysia signed three agreements on cyber security, cultural exchange and infrastructure development on Monday, the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s visit to this southeast Asian nation. While the cyber security agreement was signed between the Indian Computer Emergency Team (CERT-IN) and Cyber Security, Malaysia, the cultural exchange program agreement was inked between the ministries of culture of the two countries. The infrastructure development agreement was signed between India’s NITI Aayog and Malaysia’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu). Also Read - Ola to offer free oxygen concentrators to the needyAlso Read - Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Long-term Review
The cyber security agreement seeks to promote closer cooperation and the exchange of information pertaining to cyber security incident management, technology cooperation, cyber attacks, prevalent policies and best practices and mutual response to cyber security incidents. The agreement on cultural exchange aims to strengthen friendship between the two countries and further develop their cultural exchanges and cooperation by way of visits of delegations at various levels and troupes, organizing art exhibitions, participation of scholars and experts in conferences etc . Also Read - OnePlus India partners American Express for cashback deals, EMI offers and more
The agreement on infrastructure development is aimed at strengthening, promoting and developing cooperation in the areas of performance management, monitoring related to government programmes to enhance public service delivery, improve efficiency of implementation methods and procedure and develop templates and tools to monitor performance of government programmes.
The agreements were signed following delegation-level talks between the two sides headed by Modi and Malaysian Premier Najib Razak. Earlier on Monday, Narendra Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome and a guard of honour at Putrajaya, the federal administrative centre of Malaysia, where he was greeted with a hug by Razak. The Indian prime minister attended the 13th Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)-India Summit on Saturday and the 10th East Asia Summit on Sunday. Modi will leave for Singapore later on Monday on the second and last leg of his southeast Asian tour.