Modi congratulates May for assuming responsibility as British PM

New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated British Prime Minister Theresa May on the assumption of new responsibility, an official statement said on Wednesday. "In the telephonic conversation Modi (on Tuesday) recalled his memorable visit to Britain last year in November and affirmed India's commitment to further strengthen the strategic partnership between both the countries," the statement said. Modi also appreciated Britain's consistent support to India in various global fora. "May looked forward to working closely with Modi for developing stronger bilateral ties and enhancing cooperation in tackling pressing global challenges," the statement said.