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India-UK progress on FTA talks to increase opportunities for Indian students and nurses

Commenting on the political upheaval in the UK, the secretary said, “Irrespective of party in power in UK, the logic of FTA with India is irreversible.”

James Bowler, Permanent Secretary, Department of International Trade of United Kingdom (UK) and K Sanjay Murthy, Secretary signed the agreements. Source- Twitter/ @EduMinofIndia

Indian Commerce Secretary B. V. R. Subrahmanyam assured the media on Thursday that the India – UK Free trade agreement(FTA) talks are on track and should be finalised by Aug.31 after approvals by both sides.

Earlier during the day, the secretary along with his UK counterpart James Bowler, permanent secretary, Department of International Trade, signed two agreements on mutual recognition of educational qualifications including maritime education and a framework agreement on health care work force.

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