Hours After Rishi Sunak Meets PM Modi, UK Clears 3000 Visas For Indian Students

by Sanjana Shenoy
Hours After Rishi Sunak Meets PM Modi, UK Clears 3000 Visas For Indian Students

In a landmark move, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has given the green signal for 3000 visas for Indian students within just a few hours of meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 summit. With Indian students now having ample opportunities to study and work in the UK. This truly comes as a great moment of cultural exchange between the two nations. Here’s all about it.

Rishi Sunak Green Lights 3000 Visas For Indian Students

How, can you get over the heartwarming visual of Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcoming UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak with the quintessential namaste. Internet can’t have enough of the UK’s first brown-Hindi Prime Minister Rishi Sunak shaking hands warmly with PM Modi as they exchanged pleasantries at the G20 summit in Bali.

Well, that was just the beginning. After all, within a few hours of meeting PM Modi, UK PM Rishi Sunak cleared 3000 visas for young Indian students to work in the UK every year. The scheme permits Indian nationals within the age group of 18 to 30-year-olds to take part in a professional cultural exchange in the UK.

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Strengthens Both India & The UK’s Economies

The UK PM’s Office tweeted that the UK-India Young Professionals Scheme is officially confirmed. Young degree-holding Indian nationals can visit the UK to live and work for up to 3 years. Downing Street further added in a statement that this scheme shall further forge a strong bilateral relationship between India and UK and strengthen both economies.

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Well, what do you think of this splendid move? Would you want to live and work in the UK? Let us know in the comments section below.

News Source: Business Today 

Cover Image Courtesy: @narendramodi/ Twitter