Sunday, March 16, 2008

Blair comes to India on 'green mission'

NEW DELHI: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrives here March 20 in his new avatar as an eco-warrior to win the backing of India for a new global deal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050.

Blair is likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal and discuss with them a host of bilateral and global issues, including his ambitious initiative on climate change and the peace process in the Middle East.

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