India and UK Agree to Deepen Cooperation and Work Towards Ambitious Free Trade Agreement
Modi and Sunak Meet on Sidelines of G7 Summit
India and UK deepen cooperation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak met on Sunday in Hiroshima, Japan, on the sidelines of the G7 summit. The two leaders discussed a range of issues, including the ongoing free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between India and the UK, India's G20 presidency, and the wider objectives of the G7 summit.
Modi and Sunak expressed satisfaction with the progress made in the FTA negotiations between India and the UK. The two leaders agreed that their teams would continue to work at pace to finalise an ambitious and mutually beneficial deal.
India's G20 Presidency
Sunak congratulated Modi on India's G20 presidency. He said that the UK is committed to supporting India's presidency and looks forward to working closely with India to ensure a successful summit.
The two leaders also discussed the wider objectives of the G7 summit. They agreed that the G7 must work together to address the global challenges of climate change, food security, and energy security.
The meeting between Modi and Sunak was a productive one. The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to deepening cooperation between India and the UK. They also agreed to work together to address the global challenges of our time.