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UK minister Mark Field to visit India on May 7

NEW DELHI, MAY 7: UK Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field will be on a two-day visit to India starting May 7 during which he will hold high-level talks on technology, cyber security and energy with his Indian counterpart, the British High Commission said today.
Field is visiting India to follow up on the ambitious set of deliverables that were agreed to last month during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK, the commission said in a statement.
I’m looking forward to visiting India once more to discuss a range of bilateral issues and build on the tremendous success of the recent visit to the UK by Prime Minister Modi,” Field was quoted saying in the statement.
He said the UK is committed to working with India to unlock the full potential of the trade and investment relationship.
Field will meet Minister of State for Extrenal Affairs MJ Akbar and NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on May 7, it said.
On the same day, he will also visit ASHA, a civil society organisation working for women empowerment and environment.
On May 8, Field will travel to Hyderabad to attend a roundtable on ‘Corporate Green Leadership’ and also visit T-Hub, India’s largest incubator.
He will also interact with rural girl students at Voice Camp, an event organised by civil society organisation Voice4Girls.