Mr. Rishi Sunak, the British Prime Minister, spoke on the phone with Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.
As part of the 2030 India-UK Roadmap, the leaders evaluated the status of several bilateral issues. They expressed satisfaction with recent high-level exchanges and expanding cooperation, particularly in the trade and economic sectors. They both agreed that a mutually beneficial free trade agreement between the two nations needed to be finalized as soon as possible.
Prime Minister Modi brought up the concern over the security of Indian diplomatic missions in the UK and demanded that the British government take decisive action against anti-Indian elements. The Indian Mission and its employees will be safe, according to PM Rishi Sunak, who also stated that the UK finds the attack on the Indian High Commission to be completely unacceptable.
The issue of economic offenders seeking asylum in the UK was also brought up by Prime Minister Modi. In order for these fugitives to appear before the Indian legal system, he sought to advance their return.
PM Modi extended an invitation to PM Sunak to attend the September 2023 G20 Summit. PM Sunak reiterated the UK’s’s unwavering support for Indian initiatives and their success while praising the advancements made during the G20 presidency.
On the eve of Baisakhi, the PM sent greetings to Prime Minister Sunak and the British Indian community.
The two leaders decided to keep in touch.