India and France on March 10, 2018 signed 14 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) following the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emanuel Macron in New Delhi. The MoUs call for cooperation in various fields such as nuclear energy, defence production, maritime security, space and education.
1. Agreement between India and France on the prevention of illicit consumption and reduction of illicit traffic in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and chemical precursors.
2. It will facilitate in fighting illicit traffic and consumption of drugs and will also impact on financing of terrorism.
3. MoU between Ministry of Railways and SNCF Motilities, France on technical cooperation in the field of Railways.
4. It will deepen the mutual cooperation and focus on priority areas of high speed and semi-high speed rail; station renovation modernisation of current operations and infrastructure.
5. Agreement regarding the provision of reciprocal logistics support between the Armed Forces of both countries.
6. It will enable reciprocal provision of Logistic Support, Supplies and Services between the Armed Forces of the two countries during authorised port visits, joint exercises, joint training and disaster relief efforts.
7. India-France agreement on Migration and Mobility Partnership.
8. It will facilitate temporary rounded migration based on mobility and the support for a return of skills to the home country.