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Modi-Ghani Meet : Indo-Afghan ties Deepens

India and Afghanistan on 14 September 2016 signed an Extradition Treaty to facilitate exchange of wanted terrorists and criminals.
•    The two nations also inked agreements on peaceful uses of outer space and on cooperation on civil and commercial matters.
•    The treaties were signed during Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to India. He was on a visit to India from 14-15 September 2016.
•    In addition, during the meeting the two leaders President Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought faster implementation of the trilateral agreement among Afghanistan, Iran and India. 
•    This agreement was reached in May 2016 with an aim of creating a network of regional connectivity around Iran’s Chahbahar port.
•    Besides, India also extended a one-billion dollar to Afghanistan for capacity and capacity building in areas like empowerment of women, education, skill development, health, energy and others. 
•    Prime Minister Modi also proposed to supply world class and easily affordable medicines from India and cooperation in solar energy through mutually agreed instruments.


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