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Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)



  1. Change of British High Commissioner to India in spring 2020

    Sir Philip Barton KCMG OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of India in succession to Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG.

  2. Minister for Asia Mark Field visits New Delhi and Mumbai

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, visited India from 1 to 3 March to further strengthen UK-India relations.

  3. The Foreign Secretary's call with Indian and Pakistan Foreign Ministers

    On 25 February, the Foreign Secretary had calls with Indian Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj and the Pakistani Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

  4. UK is committed to strengthening UK-India defence ties

    The UK Pavilion, organised by ADS UK Ltd and the UK Department for International Trade’s Defence and Security Organisation will host around 20 UK companies.

  5. Export boost for UK industry as India opens market to British sheep meat

    A new agreement to export British sheep meat to India was announced today.

  6. Foreign Secretary hosts first Platform for Girls' Education meeting

    During his time at the UN General Assembly, Jeremy Hunt hosted the meeting with influential figures who will lobby for quality education for girls.

  7. Foreign Secretary celebrates Commonwealth progress

    The UK hosts event for Commonwealth countries at UN General Assembly in New York on 25 September 2018.

  8. The UK and All of Asia, a modern partnership: Mark Field's speech

    Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field spoke at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta.

  9. Lord Tariq Ahmad's Eid message

    The Minister for Human Rights wishes Muslims across the world Eid Mubarak

  10. UK-India working together to counter extremism

    The British Minister for Countering Extremism Baroness Williams delivered a speech at Observer Research Foundation conference on 'Tackling Insurgent Ideologies'.

  11. Minister for Asia Mark Field visits India

    Foreign Office Minister arrives in India for wide-ranging talks on India-UK Tech Partnership, sustainable energy, and girls' education.

  12. Prime Minister of India's visit, April 2018

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the UK for the second time as an official Guest of Government on 18 April 2018.

  13. UK Commonwealth Minister visits Scotland ahead of April's summit

    UK Commonwealth Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon visited Edinburgh ahead of April’s Commonwealth Summit.

  14. India’s young people heralded for outstanding success

    Inspirational young Indians presented International Award by His Royal Highness The Earl Of Wessex.

  15. Foreign Secretary welcomes news that Chennai Six can leave India

    Boris Johnson has welcomed news that the six men have started to leave India and return to the UK.

  16. Foreign Secretary statement on Chennai Six verdict

    Boris Johnson has commented on the verdict in the Chennai Six case.

  17. UK is committed to eliminating violence against women and girls: Speech by Bruce Bucknell

    Excerpts of the speech by the British Deputy High Commissioner Kolkata Bruce Bucknell at the ‘International Conference on Anti-Human Trafficking’ in Kolkata.

  18. Technology has enabled young people to grasp the global world: Speech by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

    UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations delivered key note speech at Global Conference on Cyberspace 2017: Cyber4Growth in New Delhi.

  19. UK is focused on boosting regional trade and connectivity

    Excerpts of speech by the British Deputy High Commissioner to India Dr Alexander Evans at the Young Thinkers' Conference in Kolkata, Wednesday 8 November 2017.

  20. UK champions rights of girls and women in India and around the world

    British Deputy High Commissioner to Kolkata Bruce Bucknell delivered the keynote speech to mark International Day of the Girl Child in Kolkata on 11 October.