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Modi visit will boost UK-India political and economic ties

Visit is the first one by any Indian premier in a decade.

Both Mr Cameron and Mr Modi attach significant importance to the bilateral relationship, not least given India's long historical ties with the UK and the estimated million and a half Indian diaspora population in Britain.

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi visits Britain from Nov 12-14 for a landmark trip that will strengthen bilateral political and economic ties. The visit is the first one made by any Indian premier to the UK in a decade, and follows fast on the heels of trips to London by Chinese President Xi Jinping