SRINAGAR, MAY 23: A three-member British delegation today called on Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Higher Education, Imran Raza Ansari here today.

The delegation comprising Richard Crossby (Head, Indian Foreign and Security Policy Team, Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London), Alex Pykett (Head, Indian Foreign and Security Policy Team, British High Commission in New Delhi) and Dr. Deep Jyoti Barman (Senior Foreign Policy Adviser, British High Commission in New Delhi).

During an hour-long meeting, the delegation apprised the Minister about the experience of their Kashmir visit.

“The hospitality of Kashmir is unparalleled,” said the delegation. They also spoke about the enchanting beauty of the Kashmir Valley. “We have seen and experienced how one is exposed to the stunning beauty and locale of Kashmir region,” they added.

The delegation also discussed various initiatives taken by the British High Commission in India. The delegation hoped that the Kashmir region would come up well on education map and exhibit their presence in world educational sector.

On the occasion, Ansari also discussed various initiatives undertaken by the present government in various fields for the overall development of the State. He also discussed initiatives and steps taken by the Government in Higher Education Department.