British envoy calls on Punjab Governor

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 19:11

Chandigarh: British Deputy High Commissioner David Lelliott on Wednesday met Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil and held discussion on various issues, including scope for student exchange programmes between universities in both countries.
During the meeting, Patil also suggested for faculty exchange programmes between the two countries for a fruitful harnessing of talent and innovation, an official release said.

Lelliott said India and Britain enjoy mature bilateral relations and strong socio-cultural linkages, and noted there is great scope to further expand economic and business cooperation.
The British delegate pitched for bilateral cooperation in the fields of IT, agricultural marketing, sharing of educational tools and technologies and solar power.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 19:11

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