London,28 July :Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a telephonic conversation with Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, called for “stronger and closer” bilateral ties, including in trade and defence.
Modi also appreciated the UKs constant support to India in various global fora, the MEA spokesperson said today and recalls his last visit on November in UK.
May thanking back the PM, she looks forward to working closely with him for developing stronger bilateral ties and enhancing cooperation in tackling pressing global challenges.
Downing Street said that trade and investment formed the central feature of the discussions between the two leaders during their conversation.
“Trade and investment featured strongly in the conversation with Prime Minister Modi who expressed his hope that the relationship would become even stronger and closer in the future, particularly given the shared values and common interest,” a Downing Street added.