New Delhi, Sept.21 : The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State (Cabinet Minister) for Energy and Climate Change, Amber Rudd, will visit New Delhi on September 22 and 23 to strengthen the UK and India’s cooperation on energy and climate change, and prepare for the visit of Prime Minister Modi to the UK later this year.
The Secretary of State will meet Indian Government Ministers, British and Indian renewable energy companies, and deliver speeches on energy and climate change.
Secretary of State Amber Rudd said: “The Indian and British Governments are both working to provide secure, affordable and sustainable energy for our citizens. Working together, we can achieve this in a way that is good for our economies and good for the environment. We now have the potential to go even further together, in particular concerning low carbon energy.”
Ms. Rudd will meet Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to discuss both countries’ ambitions for a climate agreement later this year, and Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to discuss our economic ties and opportunities to strengthen these through Prime Minister Modi’s upcoming visit.
Ms. Rudd will also meet British and Indian businesses to discuss the length and breadth of commercial opportunities that exist in clean energy and low carbon technology. (ANI)