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British Prime Minister Theresa May to visit India from November 6-8
New Delhi, October 16, 2016
British Prime Minister Theresa May will pay an official visit to India from November 6 to 8, accompanied by a business delegation, on what will be her first bilateral trip outside Europe.
Ms. May will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and review all aspects of India-United Kingdom Strategic Partnership, a press release from the Ministry of External Affairs said.
The Joint Economic and Trade Committee meeting will be held on the sidelines of the visit, it said.
During the visit, Ms. May, alongside Mr. Modi, will inaugurate the India-UK Tech Summit in New Delhi jointly hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The summit will be an opportunity for the two sides to strengthen business-to-business engagement in the areas of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, design, IPRs and higher education.
The two sides had agreed to hold the summit during Mr. Modi's visit to the UK in November 2015, the release added.