UK to focus on enhancing science and innovation ties with India

Updated: May 27 2023 5:56AM

London, May 27 (PTI) Lord Tariq Ahmad, the UK's Minister of State for South Asia, arrived in India on Saturday for a four-day visit with a focus on strengthening science, research and innovation links.

The visit's focus on science, technology and innovation emphasises the UK's commitment to deepen partnerships in these areas across the globe.

Strengthening the UK-India relationship is a key pillar of the UK's long-term foreign policy, as part of its enduring engagement in the Indo-Pacific set out in the Integrated Review, the Foreign Office said.