India and Britain to launch joint Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy program

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Recently a joint India-UK Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy program was announced by the Foreign Ministers of UK and India.

  • It aims to equip diplomats from all Commonwealth member states with the expertise and skills required to deal with emerging challenges that have a global impact.

  • This Academy event will be held in New Delhi.

  • This was announced during the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in Rwanda, East Africa from 24 to 25 June.

  • The academy will be meant to jointly promote the values of the Commonwealth.

  • About the United Kingdom or Britain -

  • The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

  • It is governed by a parliamentary system whose government sits in the capital, London.

  • It was the first industrialised country in the world.

  • The United Kingdom is one of three countries in the world that do not have a well-organised constitution.

  • The United Kingdom is today the sixth largest economy in the world based on market exchange rates and the third in Europe after Germany and France.

  • Queen Elizabeth II

  • Prime Minister - Boris Johnson

  • Currency - Pound Sterling

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