PM Modi arrives in UK, set to hold bilateral talks with British counterpart Theresa May

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the United Kingdom today and will go on various occasions composed by both the nations and facilitated by British PM Theresa May. India is additionally respecting the UK to join the International Solar Alliance, which was reported by Britain on April 16.

PM Modi arrives in UK, set to hold bilateral talks with British counterpart Theresa May: 10 key points



Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wrapped up his Sweden visit and touched base in the United Kingdom on Wednesday. In the UK, Narendra Modi will go to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). He will likewise be holding reciprocal converses with his British partner Theresa May today. “My visit to London shows another open door for the two nations to mix new force to this developing reciprocal engagement,” the Prime Minister said.

He went ahead to state, “I will centre around upgrading India-UK association in the territories of social insurance, development, digitisation, electric versatility, clean vitality, and cybersecurity.” The Prime Minister stated, “Under the topic of ‘Living Bridge’, I will likewise have the chance to meet individuals from different strolls of life who have advanced the multi-faceted India-UK relationship.” Modi would likewise meet Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday.

Here are the key focuses for his UK visit:

  • The Prime Minister is going to be interacting with the CEOs of the two countries who are working towards the agenda of economic partnership, launch an Ayurveda Centre of Excellence in London.
  • Modi is also set to welcome the UK into the International Solar Alliance as its newest member. The UK on April 16 joined the India-led ISA ahead of Modi’s visit. Britain formally announced its membership two days ago, at London Stock Exchange as a part of the CHOGM.
  • Britains partnership aims to raise USD 1 trillion of private and public finance to provide affordable and sustainable energy for all by 2030.
  • On April 19 and 20, Modi will participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting being hosted by the UK which will take over as the new Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth from Malta.
  • “The Commonwealth is a unique multilateral grouping that not only provides useful assistance to its developing country members, particularly the small states and small island developing states but also has a strong international voice for development issues,” Modi had said.
  • The silent protest today, being promoted jointly by some Indian women’s groups in Britain, is calling on members of the Indian diaspora in the country to join in by wearing some symbolic white clothing to register their condemnation of “atrocities that are taking place in India”.


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