Government approves MOU with UAE on technical cooperation in combating cyber-crime
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 10-Mar-2016

New Delhi, March 10: The Government on Thursday gave its approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Technical Cooperation in Cyber Space and Combating Cyber-Crime which was signed last month.

This agreement would provide help in handling of the issues related to the cyber-crime between the two countries. Both the countries shall cooperate in cyber space and combating cyber-crime in all forms, particularly through coordination and exchange of information in relation with cyber crime, cooperation and training in cyber-crime investigation, etc.

The Ministry of Home affairs will be the nodal agency on the Indian side responsible for the implementation of this agreement. Similarly, the nodal agency of the UAE side will be the Directorate General of Criminal Security, Ministry of Interior and the State Security Department with regards to matters pertaining to State security, terrorism and crimes related to unconventional weapons.

The enhancement of technical cooperation between India and UAE in cyber space and combating cyber-crime comes in the wake of the serious threat of cyber-crime on the security, interest and safety of the people.