External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at present held talks with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to increase cooperation in a variety of sectors comparable to commerce, defence, training, setting and well being.
Dominic Raab’s three-day go to to India from December 14-17 comes at a time the UK is holding complicated negotiations with the European Union on reaching a post-Brexit commerce deal.
In the wake of Brexit, the UK has been ramping up commerce with main economies like India. There have been apprehensions that its separation from the European Union and not using a commerce deal may severely cripple its monetary markets and should have long-term implications for its financial system.
“EAM @DrSJaishankar welcomed his British counterpart UK Foreign Secretary @DominicRaab. Bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest are on the agenda,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava tweeted.
It was anticipated that either side may even concentrate on forging a 10-year street map to additional strengthen general bilateral ties.
On Monday, the Ministry of External Affairs mentioned Mr Raab’s go to will pave the way in which for additional strengthening of the partnership throughout the commerce, defence, local weather, migration and mobility, training and well being sectors within the post-COVID, post-Brexit context.
The go to can be prone to lay the bottom for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s attainable go to to India early subsequent yr.
The British international secretary is scheduled to satisfy Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.
Mr Raab may even journey to Bengaluru the place he’ll meet Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on December 17.
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