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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancels visit to India over Covid-19 situation

In view of the COVID19 situation, it has been decided by mutual agreement that the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will not visit India next week

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New Delhi: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his visit to India over Covid-19 situation.

The MEA  said ,”In view of the COVID19 situation, it has been decided by mutual agreement that the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will not visit India next week. The two sides will be holding a virtual meeting in the coming days to launch plans for a transformed India-UK relationship.”

Johnson had said in March that he will discuss India and UK’s shared vision for a sustainable future and other issues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his upcoming visit to India.

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This is the second time that UK PM had to cancel his visit.

Earlier this year, Boris Johnson, who was to be the Chief Guest at Republic Day parade on January 26, has put off his India visit due to outbreak of new strain of coronavirus and imposition severe lockdown in Britain.

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