India, Jan. 29 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants India's envoys to foreign nations to focus more on international trade which , he believes, is an intrinsic and crucial part of the country's diplomatic outreach. In a meeting with his ministers and bureaucrats earlier this month, the Prime Minister also spoke about how diplomats posted in foreign countries can try to boost inflow of tourists and technology from foreign shores to the country.

Modi's focus on the three Ts, trade tourism and technology comes at a time when New Delhi has drastically improved its ease of doing business and opened up more avenues for Foreign Direct Investments (FDI). The government, which is also dealing with an economic slowdown , is keen to attract investme...