India, UK to sign over 1-billion-pound biz deals during Theresa May visit

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India and the UK will ink more than GBP 1 billion (Rs 83,00 crore) of business deals during the three-day visit of British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is here on her first bilateral outside Europe since assuming office in July.

Describing her talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as"good and productive", May said as leaders, they both were working to improve the livelihoods of their citizens - creating jobs, developing skills, investing in infrastructure and supporting the technologies of the future.

Talking about Modi's vision of smart cities, May said they have agreed on a new partnership that will bring together government, investors and experts to work together on urban development, unlocking opportunities worth GBP 2 billion for British businesses over the next five years.

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