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New Delhi9 hours ago
The UK will host the G-7 summit next year. He has sent a phone call to Prime Minister Modi to join him.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson will be the chief guest at this year’s Republic Day celebrations. He has accepted India’s invitation for this. This was stated by British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab during a delegation-level meeting with Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday.
“I am delighted that Prime Minister Johnson has been invited to attend the Republic Day celebrations,” he said. He has confessed this. It is a great honor for us. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the G-7 summit in the UK next year.
The British Foreign Secretary is on a four-day visit
UK for better power in a changing world. And India is strengthening our partnership.
– Dominic Rab (@ Dominic Rab) December 15, 2020
Dominic Raab arrived in India on Monday on a four-day visit. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on social media that Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday welcomed the British Foreign Secretary. The agenda of the two is to discuss regional and international issues.
During his visit to India, Dominic Raab will also meet Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. Regarding the visit, the Foreign Ministry said that Dominique Raab’s visit between Corona and Brexit would pave the way for partnership in the areas of trade, defense, climate, migration, education and health.
Discussion on terrorism and fundamentalism
Dominic Raab, the British Foreign Secretary, said the meeting with the Indian Foreign Minister focused on how to enhance India-UK relations.
After the meeting, S. Jaishankar said that Dominic Rabb has come to India at a very important time. We are looking at the world after Corona and Brexit. This is the best time to discuss these issues. In the meeting, the two countries reviewed the situation in Afghanistan as well as the development of the Gulf countries and the Indo-Pacific region.
He said that India has a vision for the Indo-Pacific region. It is good that the idea of Indo-Pacific is growing now. The meeting also discussed the challenges posed by terrorism and extremism. These are common concerns of both countries.
‘We want closer ties with India’
The RAB said the meeting focused on how to enhance India-UK relations. We have focused more on 5 topics. These include Connecting People, Trade and Prosperity, Protection and Security, Climate Change and Health.
“We look forward to the UK-chaired G-7 meeting in 2021 and the United Nations Climate Change Conference,” he said. He said Britain welcomes India’s return to the UN Security Council. Britain wants more economic ties with India.
India is not a member of the G7 group
Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States are the seven largest economies in the world. India is not a member.