India & Uzbekistan agreement to combat organized crime & terrorism approved by Cabinet

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given ex-post facto approval on an Agreement between the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan on cooperation in the field of combating transnational organized crime and international terrorism, that was signed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan in New Delhi on 20 November during the visit of the Uzbek Minister of Internal Affairs to India.

The agreement aims to improve the effectiveness of both countries in prevention and suppression of crimes, including crime relating to terrorism and its financing and organized crime, and to establish a framework for enhancing cooperation between the officials of intelligence and law-enforcement agencies of the two countries, in line with domestic laws and international obligations.

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