India and Maldives signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) and agreements during the sixth Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) held here on Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
An MoU was signed for cooperation between the election commissions of the two countries, while the other was exchanged for cooperation between their Financial Intelligence Units. In addition, an Instrument of Ratification was exchanged “for the treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters,” the MEA said in a release.
The Joint Commission meeting was chaired by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid. The meeting took place after a gap of four years and oversaw and reviewed their entire gamut of vast and expanding bilateral relationship. a