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PM Modi speaks to Sunak, says agreed on ‘comprehensive and balanced FTA’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday spoke to newly-appointed United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and informed that the duo has agreed on the importance of early conclusion of a comprehensive and balanced free trade agreement.

‘Glad to speak to Rishi Sunak today,’ PM Modi said, congratulating him on assuming charge as UK PM.

“We will work together to further strengthen our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. We also agreed on the importance of early conclusion of a comprehensive and balanced FTA,” he added.

Thanking PM Modi, Rishi said that he is excited about ‘security, defence and economic partnership in the months & years ahead.’

“Thank you Prime Minister Narendra Modi for your kind words as I get started in my new role,” Rishi Sunak said.

“The UK and India share so much. I’m excited about what our two great democracies can achieve as we deepen our security, defence and economic partnership in the months & years ahead,” he added.

The 42-year-old is the first Indian-origin leader to rise to the post of a UK Prime Minister. The investment banker-turned politician is the youngest British prime minister in 210 years. He took charge officially today after his meeting King Charles III.

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