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Mark Field to visit India to strengthen tech partnership

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Minister Field will meet Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar and CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and visit ASHA, a civil society organisation working for women empowerment and environment….reports Asian Lite News

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Mark Field MP

UK Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, the Rt Hon Mark Field MP, will arrive in India on Monday for two days of high-level talks on technology, cybersecurity, energy and girls’ education.

Speaking ahead of his visit to India, Mr Field said:

“I am looking forward to visiting India once more to discuss a range of bilateral issues and build on the tremendous success of the recent visit to the UK by Prime Minister Modi.

“I shall be meeting Minister MJ Akbar and Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog to follow up on the ambitious set of deliverables that were agreed last month during Prime Minister Modi’s visit and specifically on the India-UK Tech Partnership.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street

“As two countries with a global outlook, the UK is committed to working with India to unlock the full potential of our trade and investment relationship.”

While in New Delhi on 7 May, Minister Field will meet Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar and CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant and visit ASHA, a civil society organisation working for women empowerment and environment.

On Tuesday, 8 May the Minister will travel to Hyderabad to attend a roundtable on ‘Corporate Green Leadership’ and also visit T-Hub, India’s largest incubator housing 200+ start-ups, before interacting with rural girl students at Voice Camp, an event organised by civil society organisation Voice4Girls in collaboration with BDHC Hyderabad.