India & Cambodia agree to promote bilateral tourism

Q.  MoU has been signed between India and Cambodia in which field on 22nd September 2015?
- Published on 23 Sep 15

a. Economic Development
b. Sustainable Development
c. Defence
d. Tourism

ANSWER: Tourism
The Union Cabinet gave approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cambodia for cooperation in the field of tourism, promoting bilateral tourism between the two countries. Main objectives of the agreement are as follows:

The main objectives of this Agreement are:

i. Expansion of bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector.

ii. Exchange of information and data related to tourism.

iii. Encouraging Cooperation between tourism stakeholders including hotels and tour operators.

iv. Establishing exchange of programmes for cooperation in Human Resources Development.

v. Investment in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

vi. Exchange of visits of tour operators/media/opinion makers for promotion of two way tourism.

vii. Exchange of experience in areas of promotion, marketing, destination development and management.

viii. Participation in travel fairs/exhibitions in each other’s country.

ix. Promoting safe, honourable and sustainable tourism.

India has also extended ETV facilities (electronic tourist visa) for Cambodian Nationals

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