India, UK to set up joint Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy programme

Updated: few hours ago

London, Jun 27 (PTI) India and the UK will create a joint Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy programme to train young and aspiring diplomats from both nations.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his UK counterpart, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, announced plans for the establishment of the new academy to jointly promote Commonwealth values after a meeting in Rwanda last week.

“Graduates from the programme will play a crucial role in delivering a rejuvenated Commonwealth united in support of self-determination,” Truss said.