The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the ratification of Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement between India and France.
- The Agreement was signed in March, 2018 during the State Visit of the French President to India.
- The Agreement is initially valid for a period of seven years. It incorporates provision for automatic renewal and a monitoring mechanism through a Joint Working Group.
- It is a major milestone in enhancing people-to-people contacts, fostering mobility of students, academics, researchers and skilled professionals and strengthening cooperation on issues related to irregular migration and human trafficking between the two sides.