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With a vision to boost biz ties, Theresa May to visit India next month

British PM Theresa May's Visit To India Is Her First Bilateral Tour Outside Europe

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Apoorva Nawaz | Updated on: 16 Oct 2016, 11:39:28 AM
British PM Theresa May to visit India on Nov 6

New Delhi:

British Prime Minister Theresa May will arrive in New Delhi on November 6 on her first bilateral visit outside Europe. During the visit she will hold talks with herIndian counterpart Narendra Modi and review all aspects of the India-UK strategic partnership and boost business ties with India.

The three-day visit was announced by the External Affairs Ministry in the national capital.

"This will be her first bilateral visit outside Europe.She will hold talks with Prime Minister Modi and review all aspects of India-UK Strategic Partnership. The Joint Economic and Trade Committee meeting will be held on the sidelinesof the visit," the Ministry said.

During the visit, Prime Minister May along with Modi will inaugurate the India-UK Tech Summit in New Delhi jointly hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. "The Summit will be an opportunity for both nations to strengthen business in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, design, IPRs and higher education," it said.

May, 60, as the post-Brexit leader of the country, hasoften mentioned India among the priority countries for a freetrade agreement to boost the UK's ties outside the EU.

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First Published : 16 Oct 2016, 11:32:00 AM