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Gordon Brown arrives in India

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived in New Delhi on Sunday afternoon by a special aircraft on a two-day state visit.

india Updated: Jan 20, 2008 16:28 IST

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived here Sunday afternoon by a special aircraft on a two-day state visit.

Accompanied by senior ministers and a large business delegation, Brown's special aircraft landed from Beijing.

His agenda on Sunday includes a meeting with women entrepreneurs at the Nehru Youth Centre and an Entrepreneurs Summit at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

On Monday, he will start his day early with a keynote speech at a breakfast session organised by the business chambers that will be followed by a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan and a visit to Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat.

Thereafter at Delhi University he will conferred by a honorary degree at its annual convocation. He will also inaugurate the India-UK Sports initiative at the university.

In the evening he will have talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Hyderabad House. They are expected to discuss a wide-range of subject from climate change, education, terrorism to United Nations reforms.

This will be followed by a banquet after which he will leave New Delhi for London.