PM Modi congratulates Rishi Sunak, says he looks forward to working closely together on global issues | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Rishi Sunak on being appointed Britain’s new prime minister.
The prime minister said that he was looking forward to working closely together with Sunak on global issues.
“Warmest congratulations Rishi Sunak. As you become UK PM, I look forward to working closely together on global issues, and implementing Roadmap 2030. Special Diwali wishes to the ‘living bridge’ of UK Indians, as we transform our historic ties into a modern partnership,”
Sunak will be Britain’s first leader of color, and the nation’s third leader just this year. He will take over as prime minister from Liz Truss, who quit last week after 45 tumultuous days in office, leaving a staggering economy and a shell-shocked and divided party.
In his first public statement after he became the Conservative leader, Sunak said the country faces a “profound economic challenge,” and he promised to work for “stability and unity.” He said he would make it his “utmost priority” to unite the party and the country.
Sunak had been the strong favorite as the governing Conservatives sought stability at a time of immense economic challenges and after months of chaos that consumed the past two leaders.

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