London: Conservative Party leadership contender Lizzo truss He introduced himself as a pro-business leader to the Indian community at the Conservative Friends of India on Wednesday night, when he pledged to deepen ties with India on defence, trade and people-to-people fronts, saying he would If she becomes the Prime Minister, she wants to come to India again and again.
Truss giving competition to people of Indian origin Rishi Sunki To succeed Boris Johnson, she told members she was “very, very committed” to UK-India relations. “I want to do this trade deal, preferably by Diwali, but certainly by the end of the year, and I want to make sure that the trade deal is as deep as possible, covering everything from life science to technology to agriculture. Yes,” she said. Told.
“There is no doubt in my mind that the best and brightest in the world are in India. I will continue to look at our visa system to make sure it attracts those people.”
He said Britain has a real opportunity to strengthen its defense and security ties with India. “India is currently 60% dependent on Russian weapons, but obviously they are now concerned about Russia’s strategic relationship with China and the efficacy of some of those weapons, so there is a real opportunity for a closer partnership,” he said.
And he reiterated his campaign pledge to reduce UK taxes and national insurance, and to keep the corporation tax low.
“I know it’s part of the Conservative Party and the Indian community – a belief in hard work, in the value of setting up your own business and playing by the rules,” he told members.
Truss also said that she wants the UK and India to work together to finance developing countries to prevent them from sinking into China’s debt.
The G7 has invested $600 billion in the Belt and Road Initiative’s alternative fund. “It provides honest and reliable investment so that countries like Barbados do not feel obligated to move to China. I have been discussing with the Indian government the financing of joint India-UK projects, for example, East Africa. India and the UK All the free world, including all, needs to take steps to ensure that countries do not sink into the debt of authoritarian regimes like China,” she said, pledging to increase UK defense spending and adding, “We are in a rapid Let’s see assertive China”.
The Conservative Friends of India session with Rishi Sunak will be held on August 22.