Published on: July 26, 2022



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The Union Cabinet, approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of judicial cooperation, between India and Judicial Service Commission of Maldives.


  • The MoU will provide a platform to tap benefits of Information Technology for court digitization, and can be a potential growth area for the IT companies and start-ups in both the countries.
  • This is the eighth MoU signed between India and other countries in the field of Judicial Cooperation.
  • With the signing of this agreement on cooperation in the field of law and justice, the good relations between the two countries will receive further impetus.
  • “It will not only enable exchange of knowledge and technology in judicial and other legal areas between the two countries but will also further the objectives of ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy“.