Dominic Asquith presses for UK-India cooperation in Tourism sector
British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith has expressed keen interest in having more cooperation between the UK and India in the Tourism sector. This was stated by the High Commissioner when he called on Kerala governor P Sathasivam at the Raj Bhavan here Thursday.
He was accompanied by Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai and Rudy Fernandez, political adviser, a Raj Bhavan press release said Friday. Expressing happiness over the World Bank's willingness to help in rebuilding Kerala, the High Commissioner said the UK was a major donor to the Bank's projects.
He also expressed keen interest in having more cooperation between the UK and Kerala in tourism. The Kerala governor suggested increasing facilities for students and others who intended to go to the UK for higher studies. As Chancellor of the Universities, Sathasivam also promised all help to British students who wish to pursue an education in Kerala and to learn more about the State.
(With inputs from agencies.)