India and Bhutan have inked a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) for developing cooperation between two nations in the area of environment. Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar from the Indian side and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairperson of the National Environment Commission Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji from the Bhutanese side signed the MoU virtually.
Now, this MoU is a forum to enhance Indian and Bhutanese partnership and support, exchange best practices in areas like prevention of Air Pollution, Waste Management, Chemical Management, and Climate Change. This will further bolster technological, scientific, and management capabilities and expand the areas of cooperation in the field of environment.
Mr. Javadekar said, “The MoU will open new vistas of bilateral cooperation in the area of climate change and waste management.” Further added, “India wants to engage with Bhutan on environmental related issues including climate change.”
• The Memorandum of Understanding is a platform that will further enhance Indian and Bhutanese partnership and support.
• The best practices will be exchanged in areas such as waste management, air pollution, climate change, chemical management, etc.
• The signed MoU will also provide the possibility to have joint projects in the areas of mutual interest.
• It will strengthen scientific, technological, and management capabilities.
• The MoU will also help in expanding the areas of cooperation in the field of environment to promote a mutually beneficial partnership between India and Bhutan.