PM Modi meets Rishi Sunak in Japan, discusses FTA Agreement

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New Delhi (India), 21st May 2023: On Sunday (May 21), Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his British counterpart, Rishi Sunak. During the meeting, world leaders discussed the India-UK free trade agreement (FTA), trade, innovation, and science, as well as the two countries’ Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

PM Modi wrote on Twitter, “The meeting with PM @RishiSunak was a very fruitful one. We discussed boosting cooperation in trade, innovation, science and other such sectors.”

PM Modi and UK PM Sunak met on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit in Hiroshima and addressed a wide range of issues.

An official statement was released by the ministry of Home Affairs that said, “The two leaders reviewed their Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including taking stock of progress in India-UK FTA negotiations. Leaders agreed to deepen cooperation across a wide range of areas, such as trade and investment, science and technology, higher education, and people-to-people relationships.”

A trade agreement between the United Kingdom and India will boost growth and jobs in both countries, as well as help diversify supply chains by making it easier and less expensive for more enterprises to conduct business across borders.

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