The UK PM Boris Johnson is in Gujarat, PM Narendra Modi’s home state. Gujaratis make up a large proportion of British Indians, many of whom are supporters of Johnson’s party.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson landed in Ahmedabad and will spend the day there before flying into Delhi late evening. His talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi are slated for Friday. A major focus will be trade and investment as post-Brexit Britain looks to tie up deals with emerging economies. The visiting leader is to announce one billion pounds of new commercial deals in his first trip to India as Prime Minister.
“As I arrive in India today, I see vast possibilities for what our two great nations can achieve together. From next-generation 5G telecoms and AI to new partnerships in health research and renewable energy – the UK and India are leading the world.