Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his British counterpart Theresa May today at 10 Downing Street in London for the bilateral talks. The meeting was held at the breakfast time ahead of multilateral discussions of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
PM Modi reached London on Tuesday night and was received by the UK’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson. During his four-day tour, he will not miss ‘Ghar ka Khana’ as several arrangements are done to serve him the best.
Pm Modi will be served pure vegetarian food prepared in pure, claried butter. Special chief Shenoy Karmani of St James Court Taj Hotel has been appointed to prepare breakfast and lunch of PM for the ongoing CHOGM summit.
Modi will have tea, coffee, poha, upma, puri, bhaji and seera as an option in breakfast while delicious Gujarat-based delicacies like khaman, dhokla, khandvi, paneer bhurji and khichdi in the lunch menu.
Boris Johnson expressed his excitement and said that Modi’s visit would make giant economic advantages.
He said, “Thanks to our shared history, we have a living bridge between us and now we want to build on the incredible tech sector where both India and the UK are making giant strides together”.
The important highlight of the India-UK bilateral visit is the ‘Living Bridge’ ceremony which holds the theme of “Bharat ki Baat, Sabke Saath” including questions and answers session with the 1,500 Indian community members at the London venue.
PM Modi will visit Science Museum in London at 11 pm where he will interact with Indian-origin and other scientists based in UK. To signify India-UK technical cooperation, the host of the event Prince Charles will drive first-ever electric Jaguar. PM will launch the new Ayurvedic Centre of Excellence with Prince Charles.
Later on, he will pay the tribute at Basaveswara statue on the banks of the river Thames at 4 pm while at 5 pm, he will visit a technology institute for showing technology and CEO forum after which Modi will meet the Queen Elizabeth where he will be honoured in a private audience by the Queen and at the end of the day, a dinner is organised with Theresa May.