Modi says science and technology important in UK-India ties

modiNew Delhi, (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said science, technology and innovation has a significant role in India’s bilateral engagement with the UK.

“To boost entrepreneurship, science and technology is very important. Science, technology and innovation has a very significant role in our (India-UK) relationship,” Modi said in his speech at the India-UK Tech Summit here.

Modi also thanked British Prime Minister Theresa May for choosing India as her first bilateral visit outside Europe.

“We must encourage greater mobility and participation of young people in education and research opportunities,” Modi said.

“Our countries face economic challenges which directly affect trade and commerce. We together have to create new opportunities,” he added.

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