UK and India agree to let more young people in

By Justin Parkinson9 days ago

The UK and India have struck a deal allowing thousands of young adults to work and live in each other's countries for two years.

The Home Office said the scheme for 18 to 30-year-old professionals would allow the brightest and best to come to the UK based on skills and talent.


It added that the two countries would also crack down on illegal migration.

The new scheme comes as the UK is pushing for a post-Brexit free-trade deal with India.

The two countries earlier announced business agreements worth 1bn.

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