India invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the chief guest of the ceremony for its next Republic Day celebration, which Johnson has accepted. Boris Johnson will take part in the Republic Day celebrations of India on 26 January. It was announced on Tuesday by the British Foreign Secretary.
According to news agency Reuters, his statement was released by Johnson’s office, in which he expressed excitement about coming to India. In an official statement, he said, ‘I am very happy to go to India next year. This is the beginning of an encouraging year for Global Britain. I am eager to fulfill the promise made with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take bilateral relations of both countries to new heights with India.
This will be the first visit to India after Boris Johnson took over Britain. With this, he will be the second Briton leader to become India’s guest of honor on Republic Day after India’s independence. Earlier in 1993, John Major came.
Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said that ‘accepting the invitation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations of the country will mark a new era in India and UK relations’.
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(With input from agencies)