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PM Modi speaks to UK PM Rishi Sunak; discusses trade pact

First Published: 28th October, 2022 11:49 IST

The conversation between the two leaders comes at a time when the two nations continue to hold talks to finalize a trade deal before 2023.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a telephone conversation with his newly appointed British Counterpart Rishi Sunak.

PM Modi said he and Sunak agreed on the importance of an early conclusion of a comprehensive and balanced free trade agreement between India and the UK.

Sunak, who became the first British Prime Minister of Indian origin on Monday, thanked Modi for his greetings and said he was excited about what the two great democracies could achieve as they deepen their security, defense, and economic partnership in the months and years ahead.

In his call with Modi, Sunak described himself as “a visual representation of the historic links between the UK and India,” Sunak’s office said.

The conversation between the two leaders comes at a time when the two nations continue to hold talks to finalize a trade deal before 2023.

Meanwhile, both leaders are expected to meet at the G20 Summit in Bali next month.

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