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UK delegation meets Punjab CM to promote bilateral ties

A five-member UK delegation of Gravesham Borough Council led by its first Punjabi Sikh NRI Mayor Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi called on chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and apprised him about a unique project to establish multifaceted links between Jalandhar and Gravesham. Other members of the delegation included executive leader of Gravesham council John Burden, director for business Kevin Burbidge, director for communities Melanie Norris and town twinning officer Barry Rowbotham.

chandigarh Updated: Mar 30, 2012 19:05 IST
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A five-member UK delegation of Gravesham Borough Council led by its first Punjabi Sikh NRI Mayor Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi called on chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and apprised him about a unique project to establish multifaceted links between Jalandhar and Gravesham.

Other members of the delegation included executive leader of Gravesham council John Burden, director for business Kevin Burbidge, director for communities Melanie Norris and town twinning officer Barry Rowbotham.

Dhesi informed Badal that Gravesham Council was keen to promote business, cultural, sports and other activities between these cities through establishing a centre at Jalandhar, which would further help in promoting healthy bilateral ties between UK and Punjab for mutual economic growth.