Union cabinet approves signing of an MoU on AtoNs between India and Bangladesh

The Union cabinet approved the signing of an MoU on aids to navigation (AtoNs) between the Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships, the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, and the Department of Shipping, Government of Bangladesh, on March 15, 2017. The MoU envisages cooperation between Bangladesh and India in terms of offering advice on lighthouses and beacons, vessel traffic service and chain of automatic identification system, among others.