signed the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore. This
is the first MRA being signed by India with any of our FTA partners, says a
release from Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 1 June 2018.
In a major
gain for India, Singapore agreed to expand coverage of Indian nursing
institutions by recognising seven nursing institutions in the MRA. This
has paved way for our healthcare service providers to institutionally access
markets abroad. It will further open up doors for India to enter into
similar mutual recognition arrangements with other countries.
Singapore concluded the 2nd Review of India Singapore CECA
which was officially announced by both sides today during Prime Minister,
Narendra Modiís State visit to Singapore.
countries could reach a common understanding on various unresolved issues in
the 2nd Review which were pending since 2010. In the
review, India and Singapore agreed to expand the coverage of tariff
concessions, liberalize the rules of origin and incorporate new Product
Specific Rules (PSRs) to further enhance the trade between the two countries.