Elizabeth Truss is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Elizabeth Truss on assuming the office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In a telephonic conversation, both the leaders committed to further strengthening the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between India and UK.
Prime Minister Modi and Elizabeth discussed various issues of bilateral interest including the progress in the implementation of the Roadmap 2030, ongoing Free Trade Agreement negotiations, defence and security cooperation, and the people-to-people ties between both countries. PM Modi appreciated her contributions to the India-UK bilateral relationship in her previous roles as Trade Secretary and Foreign Secretary.
On behalf of the people of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed deep condolences to the Royal family and the people of the UK on the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.