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British High Commissioner to India pays courtesy call on Guj CM

British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis and Deputy High Commissioner Peter Cook pay courtesy call on Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel

Chief Minister said Gujarat is keen to partner British companies in solar-wind energy, clean energy, green manufacturing, green technology solutions, climate financing

Chief Minister extends invitation to UK high-level delegation to visit Vibrant Summit-2022 in Gujarat

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Gandhinagar, Friday: British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis and Deputy High Commissioner Peter Cook pay courtesy call on Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel here today.

Mr. Cook had a word of praise for the Gujarati diaspora’s achievements and contribution in Britain’s trade and commerce. He also expressed his desire to strengthen the relation between Gujarat and U.K.

Even as Government of India has inked an MoU with U.K. for a 10-year roadmap of cooperation in the field of Security, Defence and Healthcare, the Chief Minister discussed how could Gujarat come up with more contributions.

He said that Gujarat is a leading state in India in the field of clean energy, green mobility, green manufacturing and can partner in green technology solutions and climate financing.

Mr. Patel said that Gujarati students’ first preference for higher studies is Britain, while there is great scope for common syllabus in universities, colleges, technology, tourism, management and artificial intelligence.

He suggesting the visiting envoys to visit the world’s tallest statue, Statue of Unity, built at Kevadia in the tribal area for all round development of the tribal people, as per the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mr. Patel presented a replica of Statue of Unity and a booklet describing the distinct features of at Kevadia complex to the distinguished visitors. He also asked the British high commissioner how to achieve global development with the mantra of ‘sauna saath, sauna vikas’ with Atmanirbhar.

He extended an invitation through the High Commissioner to the UK high-level delegation to the forthcoming Vibrant Summit-2022.

The High Commissioner also invited Mr. Patel to U.K.

Others present during the meeting included Chief Minister’s Chief Principal Secretary K. Kailashnathan, Additional Chief Secretary for Industries Rajiv Kumar Gupta, Chief Minister’s Additional Chief Secretary Pankaj Joshi.

Source: Information Department, Gujarat