UK Foreign Secretary Truss is predicted to announce a collection of tech and infrastructure tie-ups with India to spice up each economies and assist growing international locations develop in a clear and sustainable manner
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and British Liz Truss held wide-ranging talks on Friday with a give attention to infrastructure funding in addition to defence and safety cooperation.
Glad to welcome UK Foreign Secretary @trussliz to Delhi.Just accomplished a complete overview of our relationship.
Roadmap 2030 is progressing effectively. The pillars on Trade and Prosperity, People to People relationship, Defence and Security, Climate & Health are all shifting ahead. pic.twitter.com/ww7KuhdlJZ
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) October 22, 2021
On a two-day go to to India, Truss additionally held conferences with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav right here.
Truss is predicted to announce a collection of tech and infrastructure tie-ups with India to spice up each economies and assist growing international locations develop in a clear and sustainable manner, in response to an announcement issued by the British High Commission on Truss’ India go to.
As per an ANI report, each ministers undertook an in depth overview of the Roadmap 2030 launched through the India-UK Virtual Summit held on 4 May, 2021.
EAM, Dr S Jaishankar, held bilateral talks with the visiting UK Foreign Secretary as we speak. Both Ministers undertook an in depth overview of the Roadmap 2030 launched through the India-UK Virtual Summit held on 4 May, 2021: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) pic.twitter.com/rslmbKAzBY
— ANI (@ANI) October 22, 2021
India and the UK, after a digital summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson, had unveiled an formidable 10-year roadmap to spice up cooperation in key areas, together with defence, safety and healthcare.
They had additionally introduced an enhanced commerce partnership underneath which they agreed to barter a complete and balanced FTA together with an interim commerce pact for delivering early positive factors.
Ahead of her India go to, Truss stated, “I want the UK and India to step up their partnership in critical areas like technology, investment, security and defence. India is the world’s largest democracy, a tech and economic powerhouse and a vital strategic partner for the UK.”
In a tweet throughout close to the tip of the day she stated:
🇬🇧🇮🇳 India is our nice buddy, an financial powerhouse and the world’s largest democracy. Our relationship might be important over the approaching many years. Good assembly @DrSJaishankar to debate nearer collaboration on:
👉 Investment and commerce
👉 Security and defence pic.twitter.com/K6QuwPFnxC
— Liz Truss (@trussliz) October 22, 2021
“Closer ties – including in areas like tech and infrastructure – will deliver jobs and growth in both countries, boost developing world economies and help us promote our values on the global stage,” she stated.
Earlier within the day, Truss tweeted, “In Delhi on my first visit as Foreign Secretary. I’ll be discussing how to boost our partnership with our great friends India and deliver for the British people in areas like Tech & infrastructure investment; building back better after COVID; security and defence.”
🇬🇧🇮🇳 In Delhi on my first go to as Foreign Secretary. I’ll be discussing learn how to increase our partnership with our nice mates India and ship for the British folks in areas like: ➡️ Tech & infrastructure funding ➡️ Building again higher after Covid ➡️ Security and defence — Liz Truss (@trussliz) October 22, 2021
With inputs from PTI