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NEW DELHI: The free trade agreement (FTA) is very much the focus of the India-UK relationship today and India is hopeful of finding a landing point in the negotiations that works for both sides, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.
At a special events organised by the High Commission of India at Westminster Central Hall Jaishankar addressed a large diaspora gathering during which he described the bilateral relationship with the UK as a positive force for the world.
He also shared insights into the fast pace of technological advances and socio-economic development underway in India, calling on the UK-based Indian diaspora – one of the largest in the world – to spread the story of the new India.
“Today to realise the Agenda 2030, we are focusing on what is officially called an Enhanced Trade Partnership, in common terms it’s called an FTA – or free trade agreement. And that is today very much the focus of what the Indian and British systems are negotiating, and we hope that we will find a landing point that works for both of us,” said Jaishankar.