The Chairman of Kashmir Council EU Ali Raza Syed has urged the British government to raise issue of human rights of the oppressed people during upcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to the UK.
PM Modi is also scheduled to attend the first India-Nordic Summit on April 17, which is an effort to raise relations with the five countries of the region - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway.
From Sweden, PM Modi will leave for Britain where he will hold a bilateral summit with British Prime Minister Theresa May on April 18. He said, the partnership is based on democratic values and commitment to an open, inclusive and rule-based global order.
Also, he added, the Prime Minister broke his silence only after pressure from the media, social media, the opposition and Congress President Rahul Gandhi who led a midnight protest at India Gate demanding safety for women.
The PM said he and Lofven would also hold talks with top business leaders and discuss future cooperation in areas such as trade and investment, science and technology, clean energy and smart cities. The Nordic countries have globally recognized strengths in clean technologies, environmental solutions, ports modernization, cold-chains, skill development and innovation. "A visit with a rich bilateral & multilateral content in the form of meetings with other leaders & participation at two multilateral meetings (India-Nordic & Commonwealth Summits)", MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Organisers said the decision to host a smaller event than the grand diaspora event at Wembley Stadium during PM Modi's last visit to the United Kingdom in November 2015 was to enable the Indian diaspora from across the world to be able to participate.
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My visit to London presents another opportunity for both countries to infuse fresh momentum to this growing bilateral engagement. During his two-day visit to the state, PM Modi is also expected to meet the residents of Naxal-hit Bastar district.
After Stockholm, Modi travels to London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, where Britain hopes to bolster its trade ties around the world in anticipation of Brexit.
"I am confident that these visits to Sweden and United Kingdom will be useful in enhancing our engagement with these countries", Modi said prior to his visit to Sweden.