India and the UK yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together in areas of road transport, highways and related services.
The MoU will be valid for a period of five years with both countries retaining the option to review the memorandum periodically on the basis of mutual consultation before the five year period is over.
The delivery of specific services identified on the basis of the memorandum is to be negotiated is by contract or separate detailed arrangements. Further amendments to the memorandum can be made at any time through mutual consent between the participants.
The participants would also resolve outstanding matters on the basis of mutual consultation and termination would not affect the validity of any contract or separate detailed arrangements made under the memorandum.
Meanwhile, in a different context, Nath told Commonwealth Games critics yesterday, to wait for a 'post-mortem' before apportioning any blame for the lapses and assured that India would make the even a success.
Meanwhile, athletes have started arriving in Delhi after a build up to the games that saw much controversy over a lot of issues. The minister said India had been at the receiving end of much bad press over the past week.