SGT Times Reporter
Gurugram, April 5
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to visit India with a focus on strengthening bilateral ties against the backdrop of the ongoing India-UK Free Trade Agreement negotiations.“The visit, which is expected around April 22, is long overdue after Johnson was forced to cancel planned visits to India twice last year due to the Covid pandemic. “said official person.An in-person meeting was discussed during a phone call between Johnson and Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.The leaders welcomed India and the UK’s strong and prosperous relationship and agreed to continue to build on trade, security, and business ties in the coming weeks and months. They looked forward to meeting in person at the earliest opportunity,” a Downing Street spokesperson said in a readout of the call on March 22.The two leaders last met in person on the side-lines of the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow in November last year, when their bilateral talks during the World Leaders’ Summit focused on the India-UK climate partnership as well as a review of the 2030 Roadmap which they had signed during a virtual summit in May 2021.