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Modi's visit another example of UK wooing Asia for trade and investment deals

He will sign deals worth £8- £12b, as well as be the first Indian PM to address both Houses of Parliament

PM Modi arriving at Heathrow Airport for a three-day official visit yesterday. He will be given a rock star welcome by the country's Indian diaspora as well as take part in Diwali celebrations.


NARENDRA Modi's  red carpet visit to the UK, only weeks after Xi Jinping, is another example of the Conservative Government's trade and investment courtship of Asia.

According to diplomats, deals worth £8 to £12 billion (S$17.2 to S$25.9 billion) are likely to be signed