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UP extends bilateral cooperation MoU with Netherlands in diverse fields

PTI | Lucknow | Updated: 07-08-2019 22:26 IST | Created: 07-08-2019 22:26 IST
UP extends bilateral cooperation MoU with Netherlands in diverse fields

The Uttar Pradesh government and that of the Netherlands on Wednesday extended the life of a bilateral agreement of cooperation in several fields by another five years. The agreement for extending the life of earlier memorandum of understanding till 1924 was signed by officials in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Netherlands ambassdor to India, Marten van den Berg, said an official statement.

Ambassador of the Netherlands Marten van den Berg called upon Chief Minister Adityanath here, the statement said. "India, especially Uttar Pradesh share a strong relationship with the Netherlands," said Adityanath on the occasion.

The MoU, inked earlier, sought cooperation and exchange of the knowledge and techniques in the fields of solid waste management, spatial planning, water management including restoration of water bodies and mobility planning. The MoU also related to cooperation in fields of transport management, energy efficiency, sewerage and effluent treatment, agriculture, dairy and horticulture, development of smart cities in UP, cultural heritage and the cycle track infrastructure development in various cities of the state.

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