Wednesday, February 28, 2024

UK Envoy Alex Ellis holds meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister


Gandhinagar: British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis held a meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel to discuss collaboration with the new government on climate, education, and sport.

Ellis lauded the contribution of Gujarati diaspora to the UK-India Living Bridge. He tweeted, “Excellent meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister to discuss collaboration with the new government on climate, education and sport. The Gujarati diaspora make an immense contribution to the UK-India Living Bridge.”

Meanwhile, Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel stated, “Met with the British High Commissioner in India Alex Ellis at Gandhinagar. Discussed with him about 15 meetings to be held in Gujarat under the G20 Summit.” Notably, India officially assumed the G20 presidency on December 1.

Meanwhile, Alex Ellis welcomed the signing and exchanging of letters for formalizing the Young Professional Scheme, calling it another “element in strengthening” ties between India and UK. He tweeted, “Another element in strengthening Living Bridge which supports the flow of ideas and talent.”

On Monday, the High Commissioner of India to the UK, Vikram K Doraiswami, and Matthew Rycroft, the permanent secretary at the Home Office of the UK signed and exchanged letters for formalizing the Young Professional Scheme at an event in London.


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