Post delegation level talks, India-UK sign host of agreements; in different fields

Among the first was the an agreement on the overarching cyber-relationship

In the United Kingdom for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting or CHOGM, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Britain’s counterpart Theresa May and the two leaders held wide-ranging talks on deepening India-UK ties.

After the delegation level talks, the two sides signed multiple agreements including in the areas of technology, trade and investment.

Among the first was the an agreement on the overarching cyber-relationship framework which enables the development of a common and shared understanding of international cyber activity.

The UK has announced setting up a fast track mechanism to identify and resolve specific issues faced by Indian companies who are either in the UK or looking to establish operations in the UK.

The All India Institute of Ayurveda or AIIA, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Ayush in collaboration with the College of Medicine will set up a centre of excellence in Ayurveda and traditional Indian medicine.

On its part, the United Kingdom announced the potential establishment of an Advanced Manufacturing Centre which would support respective industrial strategies and in turn drive growth and jobs in both countries.

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