India and Austria Sign Migration and Mobility Agreement

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: May 14, 2023; 22:50 ♦ (Vindobona)

In a significant development, Austria and India have signed a comprehensive Migration and Mobility Partnership agreement to strengthen cooperation on legal migration and repatriation.

Austria's Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg (l.) and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (r.) at the EU-India Forum in Stockholm signing the Austro-Indian Migration and Mobility Agreement. / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Gruber / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

The Migration and Mobility Agreement is a significant milestone in the relationship between the two countries and a clear commitment to combat illegal migration. The agreement was signed by Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg and his Indian counterpart, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, at the EU-Indo-Pacific ministerial forum in Stockholm.