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India and UK share a special bond: Theresa May

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New Delhi, Nov 7: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday, adding positivity to the bilateral ties between India and United Kingdom, asserted on strengthening the trade and opportunities between two countries.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also suggested certain points regarding the bilateral ties between the two countries. He said that “science, technology, and innovation has a significant role in India’s bilateral engagement with the UK.”

She said that UK and India share a “special bond”. “There is so much potential for India-UK relationship,” May said at the India-UK TECH Summit, adding that “We have a very special bond.” 

May narrated that Indian investment is helping the UK diversifying its economy and that Britain was working on its economic and social reforms. Modi adding on the same said that “Our countries face economic challenges which directly affect trade and commerce. We together have to create new opportunities.” 

She also announced that the travel to the UK for Indians would be made easy. “There would be a registered travel scheme for Indians to travel to Britain regularly.”

Narendra Modi thanked May for choosing India as her first bilateral visit outside Europe. To which May said that “I chose India…because of the special partnership between our countries.”

May took the charge of office in 2016 and this is her first bilateral visit to India.

Wefornews Bureau

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