British PM arrives today with large biz contingent

Feb 18 2013, 01:07 IST
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SummaryBritish Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive on his second state visit to the country.

British Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive here on Monday on his second state visit to the country. Cameron, on a three-day visit, comes to the city close on the heels of French President Francois Hollande, who was in the megapolis last Friday as a part of his state visit and met honchos of India Inc.

Cameron, who will leave for New Delhi the same evening, will be accompanied by a large business delegation, including chief executives of leading British business houses, vice-chancellors of reputed universities, dignitaries and senior officials from 10, Downing Street, among others.

“In Mumbai, Cameron's programme includes visits to Hindustan Unilever headquarters in the morning, a luncheon meeting with business leaders at the Taj Palace Hotel, a visit to St Xaviers School, and laying a wreath at the Police Memorial, among other engagements,” a MEA statement said.

Cameron is also expected to attend a private function being hosted by a large conglomerate before leaving for the national capital, according to industry sources.

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