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British PM to visit India in November

British PM to visit India in November

British Prime Minister Theresa May, in her first bilateral visit outside of Europe, will come to India in November.

According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry, May will visit India from November 6 to 8 accompanied by a business delegation and talks with PM Narendra Modi and review all aspects of India-UK Strategic Partnership”.

In July, May succeeded David Cameron who resigned as Prime Minister after 52 per cent of voters in Britain opted to exit from the European Union in a historic referendum held on June 23.

Modi met with May on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, in September.

"During the visit, Prime Minister May alongside Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the India-UK Tech Summit in New Delhi jointly hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India," the External Affairs Ministry statement said.

it further stated that "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 (intellectual property rights) and higher education.”

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