British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be the chief guest on Republic Day. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to be the chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations on 26 January 2021.
During the phone conversation on 27 November, Johnson was given this invitation by PM Modi. Johnson accepted this invitation. Britain’s Foreign Minister Dominic Raab has confirmed this. Raab said, “Our Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted the invitation to attend the Republic Day celebrations of India as the chief guest.”
After this, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said that accepting the invitation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to attend the Republic Day celebrations of the country as the chief guest, will mark a new era in India and Britain’s relations.
Britain’s Foreign Minister Dominic Raab is on a visit to India. After meeting External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today, he said that we want to strengthen economic relations with India. He said that he discussed the challenges arising due to terrorism and fundamentalism, which are common concerns.
After a gap of 27 years, the British Prime Minister will be the chief guest on India’s 70th Republic Day next month. Earlier, John Major has participated in the Republic Day Parade held in New Delhi in 1993.