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London mayor, Maha CM discuss cooperation in public transport

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Mayor Sadiq Khan and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today discussed ways to increase cooperation between and in various fields including public transport and medical tourism.

Khan, accompanied by a British delegation Fadnavis at the latter's official residence 'Varsha' in south this morning.

Deputy High Commissioner in Crispin Simon and Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar were also present.

"Increased cooperation in Mumbai and for public transport, medical tourism and many other areas got discussed at the meeting," Fadnavis said.

"Mumbai is already the financial capital of but we wish to make it the 'financial and technological hub of the world'," Fadnavis tweeted.

He also proposed for cooperation in redevelopment of film city in Mumbai.

A letter of intent for inclusion of Mumbai as a member city into the list of World Cultural Forum, got signed in presence of Fadnavis.

Khan is in Mumbai in a bid to drum up trade for London and to boost cultural ties with

Khan, who played football with children and posed for pictures with Bollywood stars yesterday during his Mumbai visit, will travel to New Delhi and Amritsar before crossing the border to Pakistan where he will visit Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 16:50 IST