Indian origin Alok Sharma new UK Minister of Asia and Pacific

The Indian Alok Sharma, member of the Parliament for Reading, has now been appointed Parliamentary under the Secretary of State at the Foreign and commonwealth office to hold on the responsibilities of Asia and Pacific.


Alok Sharma

After his appointment he said that, he is honoured to be appointed as the Minister of Asia and Pacific by the Prime Minister, as these are hugely important parts of the world that are crucial for UK’s security and prosperity.

He also mentioned that, Britain is a great country and he will work hard to ensure that it prosper on the world stage, and will particularly focus on strengthening commercial ties, promoting human rights in the region and increasing investment in both directions.

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