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Posted on Jan 30, 09:35AM | UNI
New Delhi, Jan 29 : India and Poland today signed a protocol amending the agreement between them for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income
The agreement was signed by Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur who is on a visit to the east European country and Foreign Minister of Poland Mr Radoslaw Sikorski after an hour-long meeting. The two Ministers had wide ranging discussions on bilateral relations as well as other issues of mutual interest
Trade and economic exchanges between India and Poland are expanding at a rapid pace, with bilateral trade expected to touch the figure of two billion US dollars. Indian investments in Poland stand at 2.5 bn dollars approximately
Ms Kaur will meet Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland Mr Bogdan Zdrojewski tomorrow. India and Poland have recently signed an Audio-visual Co-production Agreement that will enable filmmakers from both countries to work together on joint projects. Earlier, Ms Kaur visited Krakow, the cultural capital of Poland, and met Vice Marshal of the Malopolskie Region Wojciech Kozak. She also visited the Jagiellonian University where she met the Rector and other officials of the University
During the visit to the University, she also met Faculty and students from Indology Department. The Jagiellonian University has the distinction of setting up a Chair of Sanskrit studies in 1893.