Another year of cooperation: UK’s Republic Day wishes for India

As India celebrates its 74th Republic Day, United Kingdom Foreign Secretary James Cleverly extended greetings to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and the people of the country.

Taking to his Twitter handle, Cleverly stated that the UK looks forward to another year of "friendship and cooperation.

In response, Jaishankar tweeted, "Thank you for your good wishes @JamesCleverly."

UK's Minister for Indo-Pacific at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Anne-Marie Trevelyan extended greetings to teams working on UK-India Free Trade Agreement. Republic Day is being celebrated across India with great fervour. On this day, 74 years back, India officially adopted its Constitution following its Independence.

Notably, India and UK are working to conclude a Free Trade Agreement. Earlier, Britain's High Commissioner Alex Ellis highlighted that after covering a lot of ground now the question is down to not just the technical details but political will on both sides to push for an early conclusion of the deal.


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