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Modi inks £9 billion deal with UK

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Modi being given “Guard of Honour”, during his Ceremonial Reception, at the Drum (Treasury Quadrangle), in London

Mr Narendra Damodar Modi, pariah turned prime minister of world’s largest democracy, has opened a new era of Indo-British relations by inking business deals worth £9 billion with his British counterpart David Cameron….reports Asian Lite News

Modi being given “Guard of Honour”, during his Ceremonial Reception, at the Drum (Treasury Quadrangle), in London
Modi being given “Guard of Honour”, during his Ceremonial Reception, at the Drum (Treasury Quadrangle), in London

“The ties between our people are old,” Modi said while addressing a joint press conference at No 10 Downing Street. “Our goals are similar, our partnership is vibrant and our ties are always expanding.”

Welcoming the Indian Prime Minister to No 10, Cameron said UK and India should work to make the partnership even stronger.

“Britain is already the largest investor in India among the G20 countries, with India investing more in the UK than it does in the rest of the EU combined,” said Cameron. “That’s making a difference to people’s lives, creating jobs, generating growth and making our economies more secure. But there is scope to go so much further.”

Cameron said Modi’s visit will witness British companies announcing new deals in India that will have them training more Indian workers, expanding businesses and ensuring new markets for British design and innovation.

Modi being given “Guard of Honour”, during his Ceremonial Reception, at the Drum (Treasury Quadrangle), in London
Modi being given “Guard of Honour”, during his Ceremonial Reception, at the Drum (Treasury Quadrangle), in London

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