By Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chairman – Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd
As the UK and India commit to working towards a future free trade agreement, Founder of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, looks at the 5C’s which are essential to developing relations in the Post-Covid era.
Watching the hundreds of funeral pyres light up the night’s sky, as many regions of India struggle to bring the latest wave of Covid-19 under control, has touched the world.
This must have been first and foremost during Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s recent call with India’s PM, Narendra Modi, which also led to an extra £1billion in trade and investment being agreed between the two nations. India has passed 21.5 million cases, and the virus has affected not only the large cities but second cities and rural areas too.
Moving away from the difficulty of the here and now, the UK-India relationship has a bright future. Both Covid and Brexit underscore the importan...