Sadiq Khan in India: London mayor, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis discuss cooperation in public transport

By: |
Mumbai | Published: December 4, 2017 5:51:03 PM

London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today discussed ways to increase cooperation between Mumbai and London in various fields including public transport and medical tourism.

 

Sadiq Khan, Sadiq Khan in India, London Mayor, Devendra Fadnavis, public transport, medical tourism, Devendra Fadnavis, cooperation in public transportLondon Mayor Sadiq Khan and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today discussed ways to increase cooperation between Mumbai and London in various fields including public transport and medical tourism. (Image: Reuters)

London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today discussed ways to increase cooperation between Mumbai and London in various fields including public transport and medical tourism. Khan, accompanied by a British delegation met Fadnavis at the latter’s official residence ‘Varsha’ in south Mumbai this morning. Deputy High Commissioner in Mumbai Crispin Simon and Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar were also present. “Increased cooperation in Mumbai and London for public transport, medical tourism and many other areas got discussed at the meeting,” Fadnavis said. “Mumbai is already the financial capital of India but we wish to make it the ‘financial and technological hub of the world’,” Fadnavis tweeted. He also proposed for cooperation in redevelopment of film city in Mumbai.

A letter of intent for inclusion of Mumbai as a member city into the list of World Cultural Forum, got signed in presence of Fadnavis. Khan is in Mumbai in a bid to drum up trade for London and to boost cultural ties with India. Khan, who played football with children and posed for pictures with Bollywood stars yesterday during his Mumbai visit, will travel to New Delhi and Amritsar before crossing the border to Pakistan where he will visit Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE and NSE and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Next Stories
1Good news for Rahul Gandhi, but his coronation changes nothing for Congress
2GES 2017: US companies’ representatives meet PM Narendra Modi, commit continued investments in India
3If this strategy of Modi works, then it could cement BJP’s position and set up his re-election in 2019