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Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford is British dy high comm'r in Chennai

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Jeremy Pilmore-has taken over as the British Deputy High in

Pilomore-Bedford, who succeeds Bharat Joshi, comes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office's US Network, where he served as in the Southeast of the for four-and-half years, a press release from the British Deputy High Commission said.

He was earlier of the Caribbean, and Central America department in

"It is a privilege to represent the in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and accounts for eight per cent of India's GDP with annual growth of over 8 per cent, making it the second largest state economy after and second most attractive for doing business," he said.

He also noted that was envied globally for its high social development ratings and attracted the largest number of British tourists among the states in the country.

"My immediate priority is to encourage partners from and with interest or expertise in AI (artificial intelligence), future mobility, fintech, cyber security to actively participate in our future tech festival in Delhi", he said.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 20:00 IST