Today, Narendra Modi’s official engagements began with a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. Our Prime Minister discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, visas and immigration with Prime Minister of UK.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the return of illegal immigrants, which had expired in 2014, will be officially renewed to take into account biometric and other developments in the field. India and the UK will sign nearly a dozen agreements across different sectors.
Prime Minister Modi will head to the Science Museum in London to visit the ‘5000 Years of Science and Innovation’ exhibition where he will interact with Indian-origin and other scientists and innovators based in the UK.
Prince Charles hosted this event, which includes the launch of a new Ayurvedic Centre of Excellence, aimed at creating a first-of-its-kind global network for evidence-based research on yoga and Ayurveda. In London the Ayurveda Centre of Excellence has been set up at the University of Westminster.