PM leaves for Turkey after three-day UK visit

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London, Nov 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wrapped up his three-day UK visit and left for Turkey where he will attend the G20 Summit.

After visiting a Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover factory in the West Midlands region of England, Modi boarded a flight from Heathrow Airport to Antalya in Turkey to take part in the G20 summit, which opens tomorrow.

PM leaves for Turkey for G 20

"My gratitude to the British people & Govt. Special thanks to PM @David_Cameron for his personal attention to all the aspects of my visit," Modi tweeted before his departure from the UK.

"The progress on the economic front was satisfying. India & UK are partners in development & our economic cooperation is all set to increase," he said. "Goodbye UK. This visit was memorable because of the wide range of programmes I attended. The ground covered will transform India-UK ties," he added.

Modi's three-day tour had a packed schedule that included delegation-level talks with his British counterpart Cameron, lunch with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, a speech to British MPs and an address to the Indian diaspora at the Wembley Stadium. In Turkey, Modi will attend the G20 Summit, chaired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The summit will focus on the current state of the global economy, sustainable growth, development and climate change, investment, trade and energy. Participating leaders are also expected to discuss political issues such as global terrorism and the refugee crisis in addition to the economic agenda.

PTI

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