The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has inked an agreement with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
This is to deepen bilateral cooperation in telecom and broadcasting regulation.
The two telecom regulators on 22nd Aug 2017 signed a letter of intent (LoI).
Under this, they will exchange information and regulatory best practices.
Trai chairman RS Sharma and MCMC chairman Halim Shafie were signatories to the pact.
This is a pact which will enhance cooperation and bilateral ties between the two entities.
The telecom regulators of India and Malaysia will also undertake joint capacity building exercises in telecom and broadcasting regulation.
It said the signing of this “historic agreement” is significant as both India and Malaysia can “learn from each other, and enhance mutual cooperation and bilateral relations”.
Collaboration is planned in various global fora “including but not limited to” the International Telecom Union, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity.
The pact came amid the ongoing Asia-Pacific regulators’ roundtable jointly organised by the International Telecom Union and TRAI.