India, Madagascar Sign Umbrella Agreement in Defence Sector

India and Madagascar have signed an umbrella agreement in the field of defence. Under the agreement, both the countries will explore various ways of co-operation in the field of defence. An amended air service agreement was also signed to support efforts towards improving connectivity between the two countries.


Both the countries will have a co-sharing agreement with Air Seychelles through Air India and Air Madagascar. This was announced by President Ram Nath Kovind after delegation-level talks with his Madagascar counterpart in Antananarivo.

Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Exams-
  • Madagascar Capital- Antananarivo, Currency- Malagasy ariary, President- Hery Rajaonarimampianina.