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Theresa May arrives in India, says visit would improve Indo-UK ties

Prime Minister Theresa May said that her visit to India would aim at enhancing Indo-UK ties in the key areas of Trade Investment defence and Security. May, who arrived here

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 7 Nov 2016 4:47 AM GMT

Theresa May arrives in India, says visit would improve Indo-UK ties
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New Delhi: In her first foreign trip outside the European Union British Prime Minister Theresa May said that her visit to India would aim at enhancing Indo-UK ties in the key areas of Trade Investment defence and Security. May, who arrived here in late night on Sunday for three-day state visit, is schedule to hold bilateral talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi on Monday.

According to the Foreign Ministry sources, the bilateral talks would cover arrange of issues of Mutual interest and several agreements are also expected to be signed between the nations.

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What else could be discussed?

  • India is likely to raise concerns over problems being faced by its students in the UK due to visa curbs.
  • The two nations are expected to discuss the impact of Brexit on the bilateral ties and expanding cooperation in some key areas.
  • May is also expected to call on President Pranab Mukherjee.
  • She will inaugurate the India-UK Tech Summit being organised by the Department of Science and Technology and the Confederation of Indian Industry.
  • India and the UK are expected to announce New initiatives to deepen science and technology collaboration .
  • May would visit Bengaluru on Tuesday on the second leg of her visit and would meet Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

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Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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