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The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of an Air Services Agreement between India and Guyana, which will pave the way for flight services between the two countries.
This Agreement shall enter into force upon the exchange of diplomatic notes between the Parties confirming that each Party has completed the necessary internal procedures for the implementation of the Agreement.
“The signing of the Air Services Agreement with Guyana will enable a framework for the provision of air services between the two countries,” an official release said on Wednesday.
According to the 2012 census, Indians have a significant presence in Guyana and are the largest ethnic group comprising about 40 percent of the population, the release said.
It added that the agreement will provide a legal framework for air operations between the two countries based on the principles of sovereignty of nations, nationality of carriers and mutual cooperation regarding commercial opportunities for each side’s designated airlines. Is.
The Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the signing of the Air Services Agreement between the two countries.
India and Guyana are signatories to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention). Delegations representing India and Guyana met during the ICAO Air Services Dialogue event in Nassau, Bahamas on 6 December 2016.
At that time, the two countries initiated the text of the Air Services Agreement for scheduled air services between the two countries.
Currently, India has air service agreements with around 110 countries.