LONDON: A senior business delegation lead by London Mayor Boris Johnson will arrive India tomorrow so as to promote the city and further enhance bilateral economic links.
The Mayor will arrive the national capital tomorrow and later visit Hyderabad and Mumbai.
The five-day visit to India is Mayor's first of a series of overseas visits. The visit is aimed to build on the international exposure received by London during the successful Olympics Games early this year.
During the India visit, he will meet major investors, top business leaders and senior politicians and explore the areas of mutual economic benefit
including financial services, infrastructure, transport, higher education, sport, tourism, digital/hi tech and creative industries.
The Mayor will address business audiences at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the Bombay Stock Exchange, the Indian School of Business and Amity University.
During his visit in New Delhi, the Mayor will hand over the Olympic and Paralympic couldron petals to Indian sporting representatives, exemplifying the spirit of international cordiality shown during London’s summer of sport.
In Hyderabad visit, Johnson will meet key ministers and visit information technology companies. He will also address the members of the Young Presidents' Organisation and future business leaders at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
In India's financial capital, Mumbai, the Mayor will launch a new Carbon-based index at the Bombay Stock Exchange, which will be followed by a seminar 'London: Gateway to the World' at which he will deliver the keynote address.