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Britain, India sign 6 deals, including Vodafone investment

After a speech to businessmen in which Modi outlined how much work had been done by India to make the country more business-friendly, Maude said deals had also been done with Lightsource, Intelligent Energy and King’s College Hospital.

Britain has signed six deals with India, including a 1.3 billion pound investment by Vodafone, British Trade Minister Francis Maude said on Thursday during a visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to London.

After a speech to businessmen in which Modi outlined how much work had been done by India to make the country more business-friendly, Maude said deals had also been done with Lightsource, a solar voltaic energy generator, Intelligent Energy on clean energy and King’s College Hospital.

“The first agreement I can announce is Vodafone, which has announced further investments in India to a total of 1.3 billion pounds,” Maude said. He said the investment covered network expansion and upgrades, and new technology and data centres.

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