Mayor of London Ken Livingstone met with Mr Pranab Mukherjee, the Indian Minister of External Affair earlier today as part of ongoing efforts to continue strengthening the capital’s ties with India.
Meeting in central London the Mayor stressed the importance of links between London and and India and highlighted the contribution made by the Indian community to London in both business and culture.
After the meeting Mr Livingstone said “India is an emerging economic superpower and one of the world’s greatest cultures. The importance of London’s relations with India is already very great and is only going to grow further. That is why London was proud to stage India Now, a three month celebration of India in the summer.”
“I am looking forward to my forthcoming visit to India and opening London offices in Mumbai and Delhi. These will further strengthen our ties. In business, society and culture.”