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The Honourable Sir Dominic Anthony Gerard Asquith KCMG is a British career diplomat and former Ambassador to Iraq, Egypt, and Libya. He is currently the British High Commissioner to the Republic of India.
The United Kingdom will remain the most important European partner of India, said British High Commissioner Dominic Asquith here on Thursday, a day ahead of Britain's scheduled exit from the European Union that followed long political drama.
Over 30,000 Indian students received a General Student visa to the UK for the year ending September 2019 up from almost 19,000 the previous year, marking a 63 per cent increase year on year, a statement said.
Over 30,000 Indian students were granted Tier 4 study visas to the United Kingdom in the year ending September 2019, recording a 63 per cent hike as compared to the previous year, according to the latest UK immigration statistics published on Thursday.
A 22-year-old woman from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh won the 'High Commissioner for a Day' competition and the chance to be the UK's top diplomat to India.
British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith on Sunday paid tribute to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley at the latter's residence and recalled him as 'a man people in Britain treasured'.
Over half a million Ind visited the UK within 12 months, marking an 11 per cent increase over the last year, according to a report.
The UK government on Wednesday announced that the application window for Chevening Scholarship and Fellowship programmes for the year 2020-21 is now open.
India and Britain are likely to discuss the issue of over 40 Indian sailors stranded aboard seized oil tankers amid rising tensions between the UK and Iran, when External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar meets his British counterpart Dominic Raab in Bangkok on Thursday.