News Desk, Press24 News, New Delhi
Published by: Sanjeev Kumar Jha
Updated Tue, 11 May 2021 08:37 PM IST
The spokesman said that we appreciate the invitation by Prime Minister of the UK Boris Johnson to PM Modi to attend the G7 summit. But the way in which corona cases are increasing in the country, PM Modi will not be able to attend this meeting.
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Virtual meeting between the two leaders was held on May 4
Let us know that earlier on May 4, a virtual meeting was held between the two leaders in which many important issues were discussed. During this time Roadmap 2030 was also launched, which will help in strengthening Indo-UK cooperation and trade over the next 10 years. The British PM recognized that India is the largest market in the world. In the meeting, there was a discussion between the two leaders about opening new business opportunities and the Indo-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
These issues were discussed on defense equipment and including employment
Co-production and co-development of defense equipment was discussed in this meeting. Both countries have given the confidence to help each other in this area. According to a statement issued from the UK Prime Minister’s Office, this trade and investment will generate more than 6,500 jobs in the UK. The package includes new Indian investment of 53.3 million pounds in the UK. This is expected to generate more than 6,000 jobs in key sectors such as health and technology.
Johnson also had an April visit canceled
Let me tell you that Johnson was supposed to visit India last month but his trip was postponed due to Corona virus epidemic. Earlier, in January too, Johnson had plans to come to India to attend the Republic Day celebrations as the chief guest, but the trip was postponed due to an outbreak in Britain.
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