In order to capitalise on Britain's potential post-Brexit, Ms Truss will host officials from across the world, she announced today. Officials from
In order to capitalise on Britain’s potential post-Brexit, Ms Truss will host officials from across the world, she announced today. Officials from the US US, France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan and the EU, countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Countries will all be invited to the event in Liverpool next month. The appearance from the Association of Southeast Asian Countries will also mark the UK’s ambition towards the Indo-Pacific region.
At the event in December, Ms Truss will look to foster closer economic ties with attendees.
Officials will also discuss how to build closer security ties.
Ms Truss said: “The meeting of G7 foreign and development ministers in Liverpool next month is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the city to the world, highlighting the best of British culture, commerce and creativity.
“I will be hosting our friends and partners to discuss how we build closer economic, technology and security ties globally and deliver for the British people.
“I want us to build a worldwide network of liberty that advances freedom, democracy and enterprise and encourages like-minded countries to work together from a position of strength.
“I was deeply saddened by the awful attack in Liverpool this month, but the resolve of the people of this great city will never waver in the face of such atrocities.”
The summit of foreign and development ministers will run between December 10 to 12.
The announcement of the summit comes as the UK Government announced a £1trillion a year export target.
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“Exporting businesses are more competitive, pay higher wages and are more profitable.
“Global sales support local jobs.
“And international revenues boost the UK’s finances so that we can reinvest in public services.
“Our strategy will therefore support our wider aspirations as a nation.
“Working with exporters of digital, artificial intelligence, shipbuilding and green goods and services will help realise our ambitions as a science and technology superpower and in the Net Zero transformation.