Indian High Commissioner to the UK Vikram Doraiswami met the UK’s Secretary of State for Wales this week and discussed trade and partnership in technologies like life sciences and green transitions. The meeting came ahead of a scheduled visit of minister David Davies to India later this month.
Earlier, Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar met British Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy and Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Trade Jonathan Reynolds.
The EAM discussed bilateral cooperation between the two nations and other crucial regional and global developments.
"Delighted to welcome British Shadow Foreign Secretary @DavidLammy and Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Trade @jreynoldsMP this afternoon. Enjoyed our conversation that covered bilateral cooperation as well as important regional and global developments," Jaishankar posted on X.
Shadow Secretary is a position held by senior members of the opposition party in the UK who act as party spokespersons in specific policy areas.
The High Commission of India in London also wished a speedy recovery to King Charles III, who has been diagnosed with cancer.
It came as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also wished speedy recovery and good health to the UK's King Charles III following news of his cancer diagnosis.
"I join the people of India in wishing speedy recovery and good health to His Majesty King Charles III," PM Modi wrote on 'X'.
Britain's King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, Buckingham Palace said in a statement this week.
The King of Britain has been advised by his doctors to postpone public-facing duties. He has already begun the schedule of regular treatments after the diagnosis. However, he will continue to handle official documentation and state business as usual throughout this time.
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UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that he was “shocked and sad” to learn that King Charles III has cancer but relieved that the illness was “caught early”.