Published On: Sat, Aug 13th, 2016

Priti Patel MP, UK Secretary of State for International Development calls on PM Narendra Modi

The Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom, Ms. Priti Patel calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on August 13, 2016.

The Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom, Ms. Priti Patel calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on August 13, 2016.

New Delhi: The Rt. Hon. Priti Patel MP, UK Secretary of State for International Development called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.

The Prime Minister congratulated Ms. Patel on her appointment as Secretary of State for International Development. The Prime Minister recalled that Ms. Patel has had a long association with India in her previous roles, and visited India many times.

The Prime Minister recalled his successful visit to UK last year in November, and appreciated the follow up action taken on the outcomes of the visit.

Ms. Patel briefed the Prime Minister on the activities and future plans of Department for International Development in India. Ms. Patel also discussed bilateral cooperation in the spheres of skill development, infrastructure financing, innovation, energy, and ease of doing business.

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