Boris Johnson likely to be Republic Day chief guest: Why this will bode well for India
New Delhi, Dec 03: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson is likely to be the chief guest at the 2021 Republic Day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited him during a telephonic conversation on November 27.
Johnson on his part invited PM Modi to the G-7 summit in the United Kingdom, officials told OneIndia. The move by the PM to invite his UK counterpart is strategically important for ties between the two nations. With Brexit and UK's uneasy relationship with the US under the incoming Joe Biden administration, the move by PM Modi is important for ties between India and the United Kingdom.