Britain looking forward to start new ventures with India, says envoy

Chennai: Noting that the relationship between the two nations is "highly constructive", British High
Commissioner Dominic Asquith today said his country is looking forward to start new ventures in banking, textile and garments and other sectors with India.

Representational image.

Representational image.

"UK and India are strategic partners and UK is a major trading for India. The relationship between the two countries is highly constructive and substantially economic," Asquith, who called on Governor K Rosaiah here, was quoted as saying in a Raj Bhavan release.

"Britain looks forward to start new ventures in the field of banking, textiles and garments, leather, IT, education and
allied areas," he said.

Stressing that India and Britain were known for the "rich cultural heritage", he said the Indian diaspora in UK was the largest ethnic community. Deputy High Commissioner Bharat S Joshi, Governor's Principal Secretary, Ramesh Chand Meena were among those who were present on the occasion, the release added.

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Updated Date: Apr 29, 2016 08:54:29 IST