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56,000 Visas Issued To Indian Students In 2020: UK Minister Priti Patel

UK issued 56,000 visas to Indian college students in 2020, UK Minister Priti Patel stated. (File)

New Delhi:

The UK issued 56,000 visas to Indian college students in 2020, a 13 per cent enhance from the yr earlier than, Priti Patel, the Secretary of State for the UK Dwelling Division, stated Wednesday.

She was addressing a session on “World Management – Girls First: Radical Actions within the Submit-Pandemic Period” on the India World Discussion board.

“Final yr, we issued 56,000 visas to Indian college students. That could be a 13 per cent enhance from the earlier yr and that’s additionally by way of the pandemic. A programme for the submit research route can be being launched which is mainly a submit research work route that may deliver the brightest and one of the best. The UK would be the place for Indian college students to return and research, and in addition work and contribute in the long term,” she added.

Talking on the discussion board, Kenya’s Cupboard Secretary for Sports activities, Heritage & Tradition Amina Mohamed stated the UN Sustainable Improvement Aim 5 — gender equality — has been one of the crucial affected elements of the SDGs by the pandemic.

There must be a brief, medium and long run plan to make sure gender equality, she added.

“The expectation is that if all of us stroll collectively so girls can get again to work and on their ft. There are numerous measures we are able to put in place. We will plan what may be executed within the quick, medium and long run,” she stated.

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