3000 professionals to get work permit in UK-INDIA

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday held a bilateral meeting with UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly, holding discussions on the commencement of the Young Professional Scheme.
He also exchanged views on the global situation as well as the G20 agenda.
“During a visit to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi today (Wednesday), the Foreign Secretary will mark the opening of the Young Professionals Scheme, an ambitious new partnership between the UK and India which allows upto 3,000 Brits and 3,000 Indians a year the right to live and work in the other country for up to two years,” read a release from the UK Embassy.
Foreign Secretary Cleverly said India is a hugely important partner to the UK and “the deeper ties we are forging now will help to grow the UK economy and boost industries for the future”.Cleverly is in Delhi to attend the G20 Foreign Ministers meeting.
Jaishankar also met Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard and Foreign Minister of Comoros, Dhoihir Dhoulkamal. Meanwhile, he assured Dhoulkamal that India’s G20 Presidency will prioritize the voice of the Global South.
The G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) is scheduled to be held 1-2 March, 2023 in New Delhi, under India’s presidency. The New Delhi meeting will be attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly, China’s Foreign Minister Qin Gang, and Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong, however, Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi will not attend the meeting.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the foreign ministers of the member countries of G20 and he will talk about India’s growing influence globally.

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